Listening to old voices folklore, life stories, and the elderly by Patrick B. Mullen

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  • Blue Ridge Mountains.,
  • Ohio.,
  • Blue Ridge Mountains,
  • Ohio


  • Folklore -- Blue Ridge Mountains,
  • Folklore -- Ohio,
  • Older people -- Blue Ridge Mountains -- Folklore,
  • Older people -- Ohio -- Folklore

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-290) and index.

Book details

StatementPatrick B. Mullen.
SeriesFolklore and society
LC ClassificationsGR108 .M85 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1868363M
ISBN 100252018087
LC Control Number90026694

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