The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends

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The family saga—as Mody and this collection defines it—is made up of an accumulation of separate family legends. These are the stories of the old folks and the old times that are told among the family when they gather for funerals or Thanksgiving dinner. These are the "remember-when" stories the family tells about the time when the grownups were children.

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Abernethy, Francis Edward; Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Vick, Frances B. 2017.

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The family saga—as Mody and this collection defines it—is made up of an accumulation of separate family legends. These are the stories of the old folks and the old times that are told among the family when they gather for funerals or Thanksgiving dinner. These are the "remember-when" stories the family tells about the time when the grownups were children.

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1 ebook in EPUB and Kindle formats

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"Publications of the Texas Folklore Society LX."

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Texas Folklore Society Publications

This collection of Texas Folklore Society publications contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about folk medicine and ranch remedies, folk songs, legends and other folklore.

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The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends

The family saga—as Mody and this collection defines it—is made up of an accumulation of separate family legends. These are the stories of the old folks and the old times that are told among the family when they gather for funerals or Thanksgiving dinner. These are the "remember-when" stories the family tells about the time when the grownups were children.

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  • May 2, 2017, 9:41 a.m.

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Abernethy, Francis Edward; Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Vick, Frances B. The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends, book, 2017; Denton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc970123/: accessed February 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Press.