Jack and the Animals: An Appalachian Folktale
When Jack leaves his Appalachian home to seek his fortune, he finds it in a roundabout way. Along the way he assembles a group of traveling companions that includes a dog, a cat, a rooster, a donkey, and a cow. As night falls and they grow hungry, they come upon an abandoned farmhouse ... Or is it?
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