The Jack Tales
A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack. "Humor, freshness, colorful American background, and the use of one character as a central figure in the cycle mark these eighteen folktales, told here in the dialect of the mountain country of North Carolina." -- Booklist
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
This is a collection of tellings of the "Jack" tales - "Jack and the Bean Stalk" is well known, but there were many more. These versions were collected in North Carolina, where my mother was born.
Review: The Jack TalesUser Review - Goodreads
This is a topic that I love and look into from time to time. These are so different than the tales of chivalry and knitehood. Jack, the rascally character, gains his endeavors by trickery, cheating ...
Jack in the Giants Newground
Jack and the Bull
Jack and the Bean Tree
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