Kentucky Folktales


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Published by University Press of Kentucky, 2012.

Twenty-six tales written as close as possible to how Mary retells them orally. Each tale followed by commentary about the art, process and practice of storytelling relevant to that particular story.  Tale source notes also included. 

"Hamilton's book is lively, convincing, unforgettable. This is a book tellers will read again and again, so rich and vivid is its approach."  Jo Radner, Past President, National Storytelling Network

"Lovers of story will find a lot to delight them in this book." Margaret Read MacDonald, author of Ten Traditional Tales