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The truth never stands in the way of a good story

Jan Harold Brunvand

The truth never stands in the way of a good story

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban folklore -- United States,
  • Legends -- United States,
  • United States -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementJan Harold Brunvand ; with a chapter on the heroic hacker by Erik Brunvand
    ContributionsBrunvand, Erik
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR105 .B716 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16967308M
    ISBN 100252024249
    LC Control Number99006465

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