BRAHM Book Club: The Jack Tales by Richard ChaseBy Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
WhenOct 28th 2021 - Oct 28th, 2021
Thursday, October 28, 2021
6:00 – 7:00 PM
About the Book:
A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack.
Buy the book today – https://foggypinebooks.indielite.org/book/9780618346929
About the Author – Richard Chase collected The Jack Tales in the mountain country of North Carolina, where they have been handed down for generations. Everyone knows the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. This book contains eighteen stories about Jack, many of them still completely new to the average reader. And what adventures Jack has! Noted American folklorist Richard Chase (1904–1988) has been called the man “most responsible for the renaissance of Appalachian storytelling.” A collector of tales that had been handed down from generation to generation in the Appalachian regions of the United States, Chase was born in Alabama and lived in the mountains of North Carolina.
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