Conjure Tales

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Postby George Olson » 11/16/04 09:41 AM

I came across this book while doing a google for Romanos Art book.

Anyone know anything about it from a historical point of view?

GO


CHESNUTT, Charles W. (retold By Ray Anthony Shepard John Ross & Clare Romano
CONJURE TALES
E. P. Dutton, 1973 Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good (mylar cover). CONDITION: This IS an ex-library , with all markings, but it appears to have never been read. The interior is very clean and very tight. Warm & appropriate B&W illustrations from Ross and Romano. Questions welcome. CONTENT: Written by an AFrican-American lawyer in the late 1890's, this is a re-telling of stories handed down from pre-civil war times by and about slaves. Contents include: Poor Sandy, The Conjurer's REvenge, The Gray Wolf's Haint, Master James' Nightmare, The Goophered Grapevine, Hot-Foot Hannibal, Sister Becky's Child. North Carolina folktales at their best!
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Postby magicam » 11/18/04 01:30 AM

Hi George: The only thing I can offer is that this is a work of fiction. Clay
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