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

; Rounds, Glen, 1906-2002 ; Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
New York : Coward-McCann, [1944] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
PS 451 .B55 Available Request
LIB stacks
PS451 .B55 Available Request
UNIV General stacks
398 B63t Available Request
Other Authors Rounds, Glen, 1906-2002.
Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Anthologie.
Folklore -- États-Unis.
Heroes -- United States -- Humor.
Héros -- États-Unis.
Humoristische Literatur.
Humour -- États-Unis.
Legends -- United States.
Légendes -- États-Unis.
Tall tales -- United States.
Tall tales.
United States.
Description ix, 262 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1944]
Notes Map on pastedowns and endpapers.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Summary The stories of American tall tale heroes--Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and others.
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."
Genre Humor.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)166000
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Blair, Walter, 1900-
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information


Export citation to: RefWorks