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The Mexican Pet : More

The Mexican Pet

More "New" Urban Legends and Some Old Favorites

Paperback Published: 17th April 1988
ISBN: 9780393305425
Number Of Pages: 224

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"[The book] captures the spirit of convivial storytelling and even encourages the activity. . . . Many readers . . . will be gratified to know that Brunvand intends to continue this series of relaxed, unofficial excursions into popular legends. Admirers of curiosa and the psychology of crowds cannot afford to miss them." -Kirkus Reviews

"It is the charm of Mr. Brunvand's scholarship and presentation that he delivers the sad news of falsehood of these stories without being professorially reproachful toward those who have relayed him." -- New York Times Book Review "Together, these new wives' tales merge as an American picaresque, a compilation of myths that keep the telephone wires humming and cocktail parties doubly fueled." -- Time

ISBN: 9780393305425
ISBN-10: 0393305422
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 17th April 1988
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.88 x 13.87  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.27