Jack Tales

Jack Tales

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Baker & Taylor
Offers three traditional tales from the Scotch-Irish heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains that feature Jack, a poor mountain boy whose innocence and cleverness enable him to outwit the forces of evil.

Simon and Schuster
Enter the fantastic world of one of America's greatest living storytellers where wicked giants and enchanted animals pursue and entice Jack, an everyman hero and trickster. These three traditional tales relate the antics and misadventures of a poor mountain boy whose innocence, ingenuity, and luck enable him to outwit the wicked forces of the world around him. The stories have been handed down orally, from generation to generation of mountain folk.

The Blue Ridge Mountains have been home to the Hicks family for eight generations, and Ray Hicks has been telling the stories he learned at his grandfather's knee for most of his seventy-eight years. An audio CD of Hicks in his inimitable dialect, accompanied by traditional local music makes it a delightful read-along for children and adults.

Publisher: New York Callaway Editions Inc. 2000
ISBN: 9780935112580
Characteristics: 40

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