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The Resource Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes, by Walter Blair ; illustrated by Sgt. Glen Rounds

Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes, by Walter Blair ; illustrated by Sgt. Glen Rounds

Label
Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes
Title
Tall tale America
Title remainder
a legendary history of our humorous heroes
Statement of responsibility
by Walter Blair ; illustrated by Sgt. Glen Rounds
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The stories of American tall tale heroes--Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and others
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1900-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blair, Walter
Dewey number
398.21
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS451
  • PZ8.1.B55
LC item number
.B55
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1906-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rounds, Glen
  • Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legends
  • Tall tales
  • Heroes
  • Folklore
  • Humour
  • Héros
  • Légendes
  • Heroes
  • Legends
  • Tall tales
  • United States
  • Héros
  • Légendes
  • Folklore
  • Humour
  • Anthologie
  • Humoristische Literatur
  • USA
  • Tall tales
  • Legends
  • Folklore
Label
Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes, by Walter Blair ; illustrated by Sgt. Glen Rounds
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on pastedowns and endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overcoming hardships, America gets discovered and settled -- Captain Stormalong, the revolution and clipper ships -- Jonathan Slick, southerners, Dutchmen and Daniel Boone -- Mike Fink, king of Mississippi keelboatmen -- Mike Fink, mountain man in the far west -- Davy Crockett, Tennessee settler -- Davy Crockett, soldier, congressmen and comet licker -- Johnny Appleseed, planter of orchards on the frontier -- Mose, New York fireman and California miner -- Windwagon Smith and the Santa Fe trail -- Feboldson and Bridger; western scientists -- Paul Bunyan, Northwoods lumberman -- Pecos Bill, king of Texas cowboys -- John Henry and the machine in West Virginia -- Paul Bunyan, scientific industrial in the oilfields -- Joe Magarac, Pittsburgh steel men -- "We've still got heroes."
Control code
ocm00166000
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ix, 262 pages
Lccn
44008461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00166000
  • (OCoLC)00166000
Label
Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes, by Walter Blair ; illustrated by Sgt. Glen Rounds
Publication
Note
Map on pastedowns and endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overcoming hardships, America gets discovered and settled -- Captain Stormalong, the revolution and clipper ships -- Jonathan Slick, southerners, Dutchmen and Daniel Boone -- Mike Fink, king of Mississippi keelboatmen -- Mike Fink, mountain man in the far west -- Davy Crockett, Tennessee settler -- Davy Crockett, soldier, congressmen and comet licker -- Johnny Appleseed, planter of orchards on the frontier -- Mose, New York fireman and California miner -- Windwagon Smith and the Santa Fe trail -- Feboldson and Bridger; western scientists -- Paul Bunyan, Northwoods lumberman -- Pecos Bill, king of Texas cowboys -- John Henry and the machine in West Virginia -- Paul Bunyan, scientific industrial in the oilfields -- Joe Magarac, Pittsburgh steel men -- "We've still got heroes."
Control code
ocm00166000
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ix, 262 pages
Lccn
44008461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00166000
  • (OCoLC)00166000

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