Tellable Cracker Tales

Drawn from Florida history, folklore, and fiction, this collection of stories tailor-made for telling will entertain, inspire, and astound readers and listeners of all ages.

Tellable Cracker Tales

Tellable Cracker Tales

Drawn from Florida history, folklore, and fiction, this collection of stories tailor-made for telling will entertain, inspire, and astound readers and listeners of all ages. Cracker Jack is up to his old tricks: putting one over on his Yankee schoolteacher; confounding a census taker; and convincing a befuddled farmer that its not Saturday but Sunday (and if the preacher finds him working on a Sunday, well, there'll be you-know-what to pay!). Sheriff "Pogy" Bill Collins used to be the worst lawbreaker in Okeechobee City. Then he promised Judge Hancock that hed walk the straight and narrow in return for his release from jail. Pogy Bill kept his promise to the judge ... and then some. In a place called Dogbone, its really not that unusual to see a glow-in-the-dark man running naked after a driverless truck with two barking dogs in pursuit. It even made Ed Grady an honest-to-goodness churchgoer. Previous in series/pp

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Tellable Cracker Tales
Language: un
Pages: 91
Authors: Annette J Bruce
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-17 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Drawn from Florida history, folklore, and fiction, this collection of stories tailor-made for telling will entertain, inspire, and astound readers and listeners of all ages. Cracker Jack is up to his old tricks: putting one over on his Yankee schoolteacher; confounding a census taker; and convincing a befuddled farmer that
Tellable Cracker Tales
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Annette J. Bruce
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc

Gathers Florida folktales, legends, and nonsense stories, as well as stories about local history
More Tellable Cracker Tales
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Annette J. Bruce
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Drawn from Florida history, folklore, and fiction, this collection of stories tailor-made for telling will entertain, inspire, and astound readers and listeners of all ages. Cracker Jack is up to his old tricks: putting one over on his Yankee schoolteacher; confounding a census taker; and convincing a befuddled farmer that
The Florida Historical Quarterly
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Florida Historical Society
Categories: Florida
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

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Cracker
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: Dana Ste.Claire
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

What exactly is a “Cracker”? An entertaining, informative look at a slice of old Florida culture. For over 200 years scholars have attempted to define the Crackers, but their name is as elusive as their nature, their character as tough as Florida's hardscrabble countryside, and any real Cracker will tell

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