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Tales My Father Never Told

by Walter D. Edmonds

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • 20th Century American Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction - General,
  • American English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • BIO007000,
  • LIT,
  • LIT004020,
  • BIO,
  • General,
  • American - General,
  • Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9367998M
    ISBN 100815606338
    ISBN 109780815606338
    OCLC/WorldCa31131449

      Buy a cheap copy of My Father's Dragon (My Father's Dragon book by Ruth Stiles Gannett. My Father's Dragon--a favorite of young readers since the s and a Newbery honor book--captures the nonsensical logic of childhood in an amusingly deadpan Free shipping over $/5(5). I never told my father that I read the book, or about the man I discovered in the pages of “Sophie’s Choice.” Not only the one who, like Stingo, “wanted beyond hope or dreaming to be a.

      Running to more than pages, Tolkien's story was inspired by Geoffrey of Monmouth and Thomas Malory's tales of King Arthur, and is told in narrative verse. Set in the last days of Arthur's.   The king kissed his children, doomed by his foolishness to be forever dying, but never dead. “Yes,” the king said. And Svarog blinked his eye. This is the tale my father told me, and this is the tale that I have been given to tell you. Go to Her now, child. Introduce yourself. Do not be afraid. She is not here for you, yet.

    OCLC Number: Description: pages 20 cm: Contents: The blizzard --From the currant bushes to the hen house --I saw my father's bare back --They walked to church together --A thief is never clever --The rebounding soul --Playing piccolo in the band --Five dollars kept the doors open --Room number eleven --My father's shoes --The Oklahoma jackrabbit --When the president prayed --A.   TALES MY MOTHER TOLD ME. in the smudgy fingerprints of a child's frayed comic book or along the jagged flap of a crudely torn envelope. .


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Walter D. Edmonds has been a National Book Award winner and recipient of the Newbery Medal. He is the author of Bert Breen’s Barn, The Boyds of Black River, In the Hands of the Senecas, Mostly Canallers, Rome Haul, Time to Go House, and most recently the autobiographical Tales My Father Never Told, all available from Syracuse University Press/5.

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This is the autobiography Edmonds never wrote. It lovingly recreates his childhood and pre-adolescent days growing up at the foot of the great Adirondacks, in the rural beauty of the Northlands. Part I: Starting on a new book (what a surprise!): This time I'm going for Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories My Mother Never Told Me [1st Edition, Dell Pocket size, another library book sale coup].

I love these little pocket size books that came out from the late s to s/5. A Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, My Father's Dragon is followed by Elmer and the Dragon ("rich, humorous, and thoroughly satisfying") and The Dragons of Blueland ["ingenious and plausible, the fantasy well-sustained" (Library Journal, starred review)].

Each story stands alone, but listened to in succession they are an unforgettable. The stories were always a surprise—some nights it was the BFG, sometimes it was Fantastic Mr. Fox, sometimes my father told us stories about Author: Lucy Dahl.

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Yet in many ways, they were very similar. My father grew up in a brick house surrounded by family during the Depression. After my father got old, he sold his farm and bought a house on Stewart Avenue in Roanoke, Virginia.

He was eighty–nine when my mother died and so grieved that he just sold his house and stayed around with his children. He told me that he had prayed all his life that he would never have cancer.Debunking myths and sharing incredible never-before-told stories, this book is a son's loving and strikingly honest portrait of his father, -the greatest Outlaw country musician to grace this earth- and an unlikely but devoted family man.

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