About this Item
Quantity Available: 1
Title: Coronado's Children: Tales of Lost Mines and...
Publisher: Garden City Publishing/Southwest Press, New York
Publication Date: 1930
Edition: First Edition, 2nd Issue
About this title
Written in 1930, Coronado's Children was one of J. Frank Dobie's first books, and the one that helped gain him national prominence as a folklorist. In it, he recounts the tales and legends of those hardy souls who searched for buried treasure in the Southwest following in the footsteps of that earlier gold seeker, the Spaniard Coronado.
"These people," Dobie writes in his introduction, "no matter what language they speak, are truly Coronado's inheritors.... l have called them Coronado's children. They follow Spanish trails, buffalo trails, cow trails, they dig where there are no trails; but oftener than they dig or prospect they just sit and tell stories of lost mines, of buried bullion by the jack load... "
This is the tale-spinning Dobie at his best, dealing with subjects as irresistible as ghost stories and haunted houses.About the Author:
J. Frank Dobie was a folklorist and author of many books about Texas life and culture.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
We work very hard to describe our books accurately and conservatively and strive to provide service second to none. We have strict control of our inventory, thus if a book is listed on the internet, it is available, with very, very few exceptions. *** SHIPPING COST *** Book rate is $3 and please bear in mind that it can take up to three weeks. Priority Mail is $5. Global Priority is $10 and Surface is $7. If you do not state your preference your book will ship Priority. We accept Visa, MC, AmEx,...More Information
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
accepted by seller
Check Money Order