The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends


xvi, 366 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy brown-light brown dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel and black-and-white rear panel. The book contains a collection of separate family legends. They are the stories of the old folks and the old times that are told among family when they father for funerals or Thanksgiving dinner. The stories are grouped by common topics, such as the Civil War; Brushes with Fame; Animals, Wild and Domestic; Ghosts and the Supernatural; Feuding adn Fighting: and Death and Burial. Some of the storytellers are James Lee, Robert Flynn, Archie McDonald, John Graves, Elmer Kelton, Frances Vick, Henry Wolff Jr., Thad Sitton, Patrick Mullen, Al Lowman, Jean Schnitz, Silva Brown and many others.

Title: The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends

Author Name: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Vick, Frances B.

Categories: Folklore, Short Stories, History, Texana, Americana, Non-Fiction, biography,

Edition: 2nd Printing 'B'

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2003

ISBN Number: 1574411683

ISBN Number 13: 9781574411683

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Size: Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Seller ID: 040005

Keywords: Texas Biography History Legends Tales Storytellers