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Witches, Ghosts, and Signs

Folklore of the Southern Appalachians

by Patrick W. Gainer

  • 105 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by West Virginia University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy - Short Stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Fantasy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12337019M
    ISBN 101933202203
    ISBN 109781933202204
    OCLC/WorldCa141385437

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"Witches, Ghosts, and Signs: Folklore of the Southern Appalachians catalogs portions of the extensive tradition of folk cures, nature lore, and agricultural signs, as.

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