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Tales with a Texas Twist : Original Stories And Enduring Folklore From The Lone Star State, Paperback / softback Book

Tales with a Texas Twist : Original Stories And Enduring Folklore From The Lone Star State Paperback / softback

Illustrated by Paul Hoffman

Description

With this compilation of Texas--and Texanized--favorite myths and legends, award-winning tale teller Donna Ingham applies her own unmistakable voice to traverse her home state through such stories as:"The Coming of the Bluebonnet"--an oft-collected Commanche myth about love and sacrifice and the origin of the Texas state flower"The Story Behind the Story"--about two early cattlemen and the basis for an episode in Larry McMurtry's "Lonesome Dove""The Life and Times of Pecos Bill"--a selection of tales about this legendary folk hero"Diamond Bill"--about an east Texas rattlesnake who fought in the Civil War"Cupid Was a Mama's Boy"--a Texanized classic Greek myth

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 176 pages, 1 Halftones, black and white; 30 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Lone Star Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Myth & legend told as fiction
  • ISBN: 9781493032433

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