A collection of folk tales about popular and obscure legendary giants of America"s past, such as; Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Ocean-Born Mary, Old Stormalong, Pecos Bill, Strap Buckner, Febold Feboldson, and others.
Bibliography: p. 173-175.
|Statement||by Carl Carmer. Illustrated by Elizabeth Black Carmer.|
|Contributions||Carmer, Elizabeth Black.|
|LC Classifications||PS451 .C3 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 175 p.|
|Number of Pages||175|
|LC Control Number||67017525|
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