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Product Description: America isnt old when compared to other countries, but it has its fair share of odd myths and legends. From the myths of Pecos Bill to the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, our history has quirks and stories spanning all 50 states in the union...read more

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9781482440317 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: America isnt old when compared to other countries, but it has its fair share of odd myths and legends.

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9781482440331 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: America isnt old when compared to other countries, but it has its fair share of odd myths and legends.

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Product Description: Why did Elizabethan adventurers believe that the interior of America hid vast caches of gold? Who started the rumor that British officers purchased revolutionary white women’s scalps, packed them by the bale, and shipped them to their superiors? And why are people today still convinced that white settlers―hardly immune as a group to the disease―routinely distributed smallpox-tainted blankets to the natives?Rumor―spread by colonists and Native Americans alike―ran rampant in early America...read more

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9781421418650 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 17, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Why did Elizabethan adventurers believe that the interior of America hid vast caches of gold?

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Product Description: Weird Civil War delves into the peculiar history and ghastly legacy of the bloodiest period in American history, featuring the era's most gripping tragic tales, fascinating facts, spooky scenarios, and eccentric characters. This brand-new volume—which compiles the most compelling Civil War stories from the bestselling Weird series—will excite precocious history students, Civil War buffs, and the multitude of Americans-young and old-with historical ties to the Confederate and Union armies...read more

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9781454915799 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, April 21, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Weird Civil War delves into the peculiar history and ghastly legacy of the bloodiest period in American history, featuring the era's most gripping tragic tales, fascinating facts, spooky scenarios, and eccentric characters.

Library:

9780382068461, titled "The First Book of the IBM PCJR" | Silver Burdett Pr, January 1, 1985, cover price $16.20 | also contains The First Book of the IBM PCJR

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Product Description: Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta are fixed in the American imagination as towering legends of the Old West. But that has not always been the case. There was a time when these men were largely forgotten relics of a bygone era...read more

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9780806146850, titled "American Mythmaker: Walter Noble Burns and the Legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta" | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, February 27, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta are fixed in the American imagination as towering legends of the Old West.

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Product Description: The colossal classic becomes even more colossal with a full new chapter of recent urban legends. Alligators in the sewers? A pet in the microwave? No, it didn’t really happen to your friend’s sister’s neighbor: it’s an urban legend...read more

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9780393047349 | Ill edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1999), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A collection of oft-repeated urban legends brings together the best of modern myths, from the stoned baby sitter who mistook a baby for a turkey to the fabulously expensive recipe for chocolate chip cookies

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9780393347159 | Reissue edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 6, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The colossal classic becomes even more colossal with a full new chapter of recent urban legends.
9780393320886 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 2001), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A collection of oft-repeated urban legends brings together the best of modern myths, from the stoned baby sitter who mistook a baby for a turkey to the fabulously expensive recipe for chocolate chip cookies.

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Product Description:  From famous legends to embellished truths to outright fabrications, Death by Petticoat debunks myths from American history in witty, entertaining narratives that shed light on the real truth about the past.  Every day stories from American history that are not true are repeated in museums and classrooms across the country...read more

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9781449418533 | Andrews McMeel Pub, June 5, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition:  From famous legends to embellished truths to outright fabrications, Death by Petticoat debunks myths from American history in witty, entertaining narratives that shed light on the real truth about the past.

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Product Description: Originally published: New York: A.A. Knopf, 1947.
By Richard Bennett (illustrator), Harold W. Felton (editor) and James Stevens (foreword by)

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9780816654604 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, August 13, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Originally published: New York: A.

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Product Description: This marvelous collection brings together the great myths and legends of the United States--from the creation stories of the first inhabitants, to the tall tales of the Western frontier, to the legendary outlaws of the 1920s, and beyond...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780195117844 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 27, 2000, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: This marvelous collection brings together the great myths and legends of the United States--from the creation stories of the first inhabitants, to the tall tales of the Western frontier, to the legendary outlaws of the 1920s, and beyond.

Hardcover:

9780895779052 | Readers Digest, June 1, 1997, cover price $20.01

Paperback:

9780910623025 | Historic Heartland Assn Inc, November 1, 1984, cover price $10.00

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