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Buying the Wind: Regional Folklore in the United States

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This anthology of regional folklore displays the abundance, humor, and continuing vigor of the American oral tradition. The collection explores rich and distinctive lore of Maine Down-Easters, Pennsylvania Dutchmen, Southern mountaineers, Louisiana Cajuns, Illinois Egyptians, Southwest Mexicans, and Utah Mormons.

Their tales, songs, riddles, proverbs, games, superstitions,
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Paperback, 592 pages
Published August 15th 1972 by University Of Chicago Press (first published August 1st 1972)
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