The Doctor to the Dead: Grotesque Legends and Folk Tales of Old Charleston

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University of South Carolina Press, 1995 - History - 260 pages
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"'You ask for a story, I will tell you one, fact for fact and true for true...' So begins 'Crook-neck Dick,' one of twenty-three stories in this beguiling collection of Charleston folk tales. Derived from African-American legends, these haunting fables have entertained generations of Charlestonians with their storytelling magic." -- Back cover.

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He is a Professor, Department of Construction Management & Engineering, The University of Reading.

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