Books tagged: tall tales

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Legends - Family Stories and Myths
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You set the price! Words: 26,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Misconstrued tales, unspoken events, a heroic deed, a celebrity or a shady past; all of which can be unchallenged family stories handed down by grandmother, but could sweet old grandma have gotten the story wrong all these years? Anyone fascinated with the unusual, strange or bizarre aspects of one’s ancestors will enjoy "Legends". They will learn the genealogical sources to solving mysteries.
Chet's Cheap Grub Grill - Adventure Stories and Cookbook for Vagabonds And Other Bachelor Types
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This cookbook is like none other. Every recipe is preceded by an adventure tale that explains the birth of each delicious and fun to prepare dish. Some of Chet’s food adventures include: Being pursued by a dangerous assassin, held captive by an aging Russian spy and discovering the secret Chinese recipe for constipated lumberjacks. A must for bachelor types and vagabonds all.
Women of the West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sure, there are famous ones—Annie Oakley, Belle Starr, Calamity Jane—but those stories have been often told. This is a collection of stories about other women who made the American West. Turns out that how the West was won is not as interesting as why the West was fun. After all, it could have happened that way . . . no really!
Snake Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
Rattlesnakes measure "8 foot long," where I come from. AND some even chase you. Nobody knows what happens if they catch you. We tell our tales for hours, gathered round a pickup's tailgate, around campfires--even standing in line at the supermarket. Dead snakes dangling from poles along the highways are commonplace, and they stay there till the buzzards peck the jewels from their hides.
The Tellmenow Isitsöornot
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A bumper book of tales by a writer who has been highly praised by Michael Moorcock, Jeff VanderMeer and Michael Bishop. 'The Tellmenow Isitsöornot' was a nonexistent book of tall stories that Edgar Allan Poe invented as a joke in one of his tales; "Tell me now, is it so or not?" is the way to say it, and the hundred stories presented here by Rhys Hughes are not only tall but broad...
River Daughter and Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Read these exciting stories of heroism, magic, sword and sorcery. This is a collection of eight fantasy short stories from Annie Bellet. Included are: River Daughter, La Última Esperanza, Roping the Mother, The Scent of Sunlight, All-purpose Luck, Delilah, Monsters, Some Like it Hot. *Bonus Material* The first five chapters of A Heart in Sun and Shadow, a fantasy novel.
The Princess Who Told Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fiction
Princess Maureen tries to fool people with tall tales and carries them too far. Her father comes up with a plan to make her see where fantasy must end and truth begin.
Hell and High Water
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Shrimpboat captain Carla Conway thought her life was enough of a mess before she found her old nanny dumped like a rag doll in the belfry of a long-abandoned church. With the help of her crusty first mate Comer--and little from the sheriff--she investigates the old woman's death. What she finds takes her deep into the myths and legends of the Florida swamps--and into the mystery of her own origin.
Butt-washing Funny
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Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of Midwest and Southern short stories and jokes by the author.
New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In a land called Mira, the brutal sacking of a young colony links the fates of two opposite characters: a twelve-year-old printer's son named Simon Jones and his long-lost uncle Tiberius Bogg, one of Mira's legendary mountain men. Together they trek through a merciless landscape full of extraordinary creatures -- all culled from American tall tales, Indian legends, and backwoods folklore.