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Campfire stories, tales from America's National Parks, edited by Dave Kyu and Ilyssa Kyu

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Campfire stories, tales from America's National Parks, edited by Dave Kyu and Ilyssa Kyu
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Campfire stories
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1032589516
Responsibility statement
edited by Dave Kyu and Ilyssa Kyu
Sub title
tales from America's National Parks
Summary
"A collection of writings about six of America's national parks (Acadia, Great Smoky Mountains, Rocky Mountains, Zion, Yosemite, and Yellowstone National Parks) with introductory text and commentary by Dave and Ilyssa Kyu."--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Storytelling tips -- 1. Acadia: an island on the sea -- Excerpt from The hour of land / by Terry Tempest Williams -- "The ballad of the night Charley tended weir" / by Ruth Moore -- "The coming of Glooskap" / by Joseph Nicolar -- Excerpt from we were an island / by Peter P. Blanchard III -- "Koluskap naka pukcinsqehs: of Koluskap and the witch that loved him" / as told by George Neptune -- "The burning tree" / by Elmer Beal Jr -- "Fire" / by William Carpenter -- 2. Great Smoky Mountains: home in the mountains of blue smoke -- "Prelude" / by James Willis Hembree -- Excerpt from a walk in the woods / by Bill Bryson -- "The birds and animals stickball game" / by Kathi Smith Littlejohn -- "That good old Mountain Dew" / presented by Doug Pratt -- "A valley of memories" / by John Parris -- "The removed townhouses" / by Freeman Owle -- "When a small little chap . . ." / by Wiley Oakley -- 3. Rocky Mountain: a place for the wild -- "The Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado" / by Charles Edwin Hewes -- Letter VII / by Isabella Bird -- "Yellow bellied marmots" / by SueEllen Campbell -- "Secret elk study revealed" / by Curt Buchholtz -- "The legend of the blue mist" / by Bill Robinson -- Excerpt from "Children of my trail school" / by Enos Mills -- "Other campfires: ancient walls on trail ridge" / by Jack Moomaw -- "The mountains rise" / by Edna Davis Romig -- 4. Zion: a sanctuary in the desert -- "The language of Zion" / by Greer K. Chesher -- "Why the north star stands still" / by William R. Palmer -- "The coyote clan" / by Terry Tempest Williams -- "The great white throne -- has it ever been climbed?" / by Angus Woodbury -- "The ghosts of Zion" / by J. L. Crawford -- 5. Yosemite: a cathedral of granite -- "Lombard Gate" / by Shelton Johnson -- "Horse Heaven" / by Shelton Johnson -- "Notes from my Tuolumne journal" / by William L. Neely -- "The legend of Tu-tok-a-nu'-la" / compiled by Frank La Pena, Craig D. Bates, and Steven P. Medley -- "Summit fever" / by Carol Blaney -- Excerpt from Among the animals of the Yosemite / by John Muir -- "Spring afternoon, Merced River near the Ahwahnee" / by Gail Jensen Sanford -- "Tuolumne tomboy" / by Shirley Sargent -- 6. Yellowstone: a storied wonderland -- "Yellowstone" / by E. M. Carpenter -- "Yellowstone Park and how it was named" / by William Tod Helmuth -- Excerpts from "Thirty-seven perilous days" / by Truman Everts -- "Origin of the Snake and Yellowstone Rivers" / by Ralph Dixey -- "Editor's study: i & ii" / by Charles Dudley Warner -- "Wolf" / by Lucy Jane Bledsoe
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