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Tall tales from Old Smoky

C. Hodge Mathes

Tall tales from Old Smoky

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Published by Southern Publishers, Inc. in Kingsport, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Appalachian Region, Southern.,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Fiction.,
  • Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. Hodge Mathes.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR108.15 .M38 1952
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22521399M
    LC Control Number2008540456

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mathes, Charles Hodge. Tall tales from Old Smoky. Berea, Ky.: Kentucke Imprints ; Boone, N.C.: Appalachian Consortium. OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: portrait ; 21 cm: Contents: Harmony Chapel --The draggin'est feller --The linkster --"Vengeance is mine!"--Birdeye the Bloodthirsty --The iron woman --The curin'est remedy --A saga of the Carolina hills --What is to be will be --White mule --For the high dollar --The beard and the britches --Shake rag shows 'em --Corpus delicti --Simple Ike's.

Tall Tales From Old Smoky Paperback – Octo by C. Hodge Mathes (Author), Wynema Souder Mathes (Foreword) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1).

TALL TALES FROM OLD SMOKEY Hardcover – by C. Hodge Mathes (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: C. Hodge Mathes. Here are 3 of our favorite tall tales from the Smoky Mountains.

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