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Short & Tall Tales: Moose County Legends (2002)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399149562, Hardcover)As the devoted readers of the series know, Qwill has been working on this book since The Cat Who Tailed a Thief. Now the tales are finally all compiled-legends such as "The Secret of the Blacksmith's Wife" and "The Trevelyan Curse."
In Short and Tall Tales, Lilian Jackson Braun introduces James Mackintosh Qwilleran and tells how he collected the tales. Qwill provides a preface for each legend, identifying the teller and the circumstances. And it is no surprise that the tales themselves are entertaining stories that reveal the off-beat "history" of Moose County.
Cat Who . . . fans will delight in reading these stories and anecdotes taken from the pages of the books they have come to love.
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3 During his years in Pickax, Jim Qwilleran has been collecting the fascinating folklore of Moose County by listening to his neighbors. Here he presents 27 tales, each prefaced by a brief background of the person who tells it.
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