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Southern Jack Tales

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A collection of thirteen Jack tales from the southern Appalachian Mountains, including The Time Jack Told a Big Tale, The Time Jack Cured the Doctor, and The Time Jack Stole the Cows.
Paperback, 217 pages
Published December 15th 2005 by August House Publishers (first published September 25th 1993)
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Clay Kirby
This story is not just one story as a whole, but it is several stories in one book. It is very similar to the Canterbury Tales. In the story the main character (Jack) goes on many quests and adventures and often wins prizes such as girls, gold, money, possessions or knowledge. This story was told by Elders in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina and with that said the reader can notice a sort of biased twist in this book because of the Dialogue and settings. However this story is fictiona ...more
Paul Hartzog
Great collection of Appalachian Jack Tales.
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