Coffin Hollow/Other Ghost Story-Pa (Paperback)

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Mysterious vanishing hitchhikers, travelers beset by headless dogs, and long-dead moonshiners come alive in this collection of ninety-six Appalachian folktales. Set in coal mines and remote farm cabins, in hidden hollows and on mountain tops, some of these stories look back to the days when West Virginia was first settled; others reflect the rancor and brutality of the Civil War. But most of these tales guide us through the recent past of the uncommonly rich folk heritage of West Virginia. This.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813114163
ISBN-10: 0813114160
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: December 31st, 1977
Pages: 216
Language: English