The Truth Never Stands in Way of a Good Story

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In this lively and engaging book, the nation's foremost expert on urban legends explores the spontaneous germination of these bizarre yet plausible narratives that play on the absurdities and prey on the fears of modern life. Through voluminous correspondence from readers of his books and syndicated newspaper column, Jan Harold Brunvand has become something of a clearinghouse for evolving versions of urban legends. Here he looks in detail at a dozen rampant and long-lived examples of this vigorous category of contemporary ...

The Truth Never Stands in Way of a Good Story 2001, University of Illinois Press, Champaign

ISBN-13: 9780252070044

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The Truth Never Stands in Way of a Good Story 1999, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252024245

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