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Gumbo Ya-Ya
A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales

Published 1945 by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, USA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

1 Kings, Baby Doll, Zulus, and Queens 1
2 Street Criers 27
3 The Irish Channel 50
4 Axeman's Jazz 75
5 Saint Joseph's Day 93
6 Saint Rosalia's Day 107
7 Nickel Gig, Nickel Saddle 121
8 The Creoles 138
9 The Cajuns 179
10 The Temple of Innocent Blood 207
11 The Plantations 212
12 The Slaves 224
13 Buried Treasure 258
14 Ghosts 271
15 Crazah and the Glory Road 300
16 Cemeteries 316
17 Riverfront Lane 366
18 Pailet Lane 385
19 Mother Shannon 397
20 The Sockerhause Gang 413
21 Songs 427
22 Chimney Sweeper's Holiday 488
23 A Good Man Is Hard To Find 496
24 Who Killed Da Chief? 505
Appendixes
A Superstitions 525
B Colloquialisms 559
C Customs 569
Index 575

Contributors

  • Director
    Lyle Saxon
  • Assistant Editor
    Edward Dreyer
  • Writer
    Robert Tallant

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26379231M

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