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Author Edmonds, Michael.

Title Out of the northwoods : the many lives of Paul Bunyan / by Michael Edmonds.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 282 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-246) and index.
Contents Who was Paul Bunyan? -- Bunyan?s origins in fact and fiction -- Lumberjacks and their culture -- How the tales were told -- The earliest surviving versions -- The curious claims of Gene Shepard -- Out of the woods and onto the page -- Stewart and watt, the first careful collectors -- Charles brown gets caught in the middle -- Bunyan becomes a celebrity -- Competing claims to fame.
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Subject Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character)
Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) -- Legends.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Edmonds, Michael. Out of the northwoods. Madison, Wis. : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2009 9780870204371 (DLC) 2009005646 (OCoLC)304387035
ISBN 9780870204715 (electronic bk.)
0870204718 (electronic bk.)
Sudoc No. HIS.2:B 85/2009