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Ozark Tall Tales

By: Richard Young - editor,Judy Dockrey Young - editor
Narrated by: Richard Young,Judy Dockrey Young
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Publisher's Summary

Professional storytellers Richard Alan Young and Judy Dockrey Young have scoured the Ozarks to collect these authentic stories. They spin culturally reflective stories that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike, including: "The Meanest Man in Arkansaw", "The Cold-Trailing Coon Dog", "The Blacksnake Lie", "What the Doctor Said", "The 17-Minute Sermon", and more.

For Ages Nine and Up

©1992 Richard Alan Young and Judy Dockrey Young (P)1992 August House Publishers, Inc.

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"The Youngs' stories accurately reflect the culture they are derived from and offer the hearer a vivid picture of that culture." (Teresa Pijoan, Storyteller)

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My family has listened to these stories for years and still loves them. The stories bring laughter and enjoyment.

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Fun old folk tales from where I grew up

I've had this book for nearly 25 years and was happy to replace my nearly worn out, out of print copy with a digital one, unfortunately the digital is abridged. The stories are a lot of fun to hear and the narration is really good, but the audio quality isn't the best; sounds like an older recording.