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The holidays that we celebrate are relatively unchanged from their origins in faraway lands. This book is a tribute to the diversity of imagination surrounding some of America s most honored & sometimes offbeat cultural traditions. Beginning on New Year s Day & following the calendar year, it presents a montage of newspaper accounts, oral histories, & journal entries documenting: traditions, beliefs, legends, charms, riddles, gifts, superstitions, proverbs, recipes, poems, parades, songs, dances, games, contests & plays. Hundreds of observances are associated with the more than 60 weird & wonderful holidays!
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Book Description Visible Ink Press/Gale, 1991. Paperback. Condition: Acceptable. NOT ex-library. Binding tight, Cover has stain on center front at top, shelfwear and yellowing. Pages have a few scattered markings. Seller Inventory # mon0000277618
Book Description Visible Ink Press/Gale, 1991. Condition: UsedAcceptable. book. Seller Inventory # M0788152734_4
Book Description Visible Ink Press/Gale, 1991. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0788152734