From Hell to Breakfast
6 x 9, 222 pp.
Pub Date: 06/01/2000
Price:        $18.95 s


Published by University of North Texas Press

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From Hell to Breakfast

Edited by Mody C. Boatright and Donald Day

 This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains African-American baptizings; adventures of a ballad hunter; Carrie-Dykes, a midwife; Big Sam and De Golden Chariot; tale of the two companions; Mexican Münchausen; some odd Mexican customs; legend of the tengo frío bird; leaves of mesquite grass; dancing makes fun; dancing makes rain; Indian sign on the Spaniard's cattle; ear marks; white Comanches; panther yarns; more about “Hell in Texas”; oil patch talk; Old Newt, the practical joker; moron jokes; the musical snake; the song of the little Llano; the threshing crew; and the low down on Jim Bowie. 


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