Tales from the Big Thicket (Temple Big Thicket Series #1) (Paperback)

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Abernethy presents the history and folklore of the Big Thicket and its people, including a collection of Alabama-Coushatta tales, a search for hidden Jayhawkers during the Civil War, a nineteenth-century travel account, and a family history of the legendary Hooks.

About the Author

FRANCIS EDWARD ABERNETHY was Regents Professor Emeritus of English at Stephen F. Austin State University, the executive secretary and editor of the Texas Folklore Society, the curator of exhibits for the East Texas Historical Association, and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. In addition to editing twenty-one Texas Folklore Society publications, he wrote Singin' Texas, Legends of Texas’ Heroic Age, and all three volumes of the Texas Folklore Society history, published by the University of North Texas Press.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781574411423
ISBN-10: 157441142X
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Publication Date: February 19th, 2002
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Temple Big Thicket Series