Salmonson, Jessica Amanda

Published by Sasquatch Press, Seattle, 1995
Condition: Fine Soft cover
From Granny Artemis Antiquarian Books (Bremerton, WA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition; Fine Trade Wraps. Signed by author. This collection of weird tales consists of material founded on authentic folklore of the region, but transformed into literary tales. Collects from magazine appearances: "Spirit Elk: A Legend of Lost Lake" "Ghoul John and the Corpse: A Tale of Suavie Island on the Lower Columbia" "Young Man Who Became Weary: Legend of Willapa Bay" "The Shinbone Staff: A Legend of the Necanicum River" "The Door to Rainmaker's Lodge: A Legend of Stanley Park, Vancouver" (honorable mention Year's Best Science Fiction XIII, 1996), "When the Woman Chief was Young: A Legend of Crater Lake.New tales: "The Legend of Chief Patkanim's Spies: A Tale of the Snoqualmie River" "The Phantom Ship: A Legend of the Seattle Waterfront" "The Ruined Idyll: A Legend of Multnomah Falls" "The Girl Who Loved the Forest: The Legend of Lake Sutherland" "Why the Loon Cries: A Legend of Mason Lake" "Place of Thunder: A Legend of Snow Lake" "The Vanished Great Lake: A Legend of the First People of Spokane Falls" "The Bone-cleaner of Blue Lake: A Legend of the Moses Coolee" "The Swan Queen and the Elk Child: A Legend of Horsethief Lake" "The Changelings: A Wapato Lake Legend" "Red Wolf's Daughter and Bloody Chief's Son: The Romance of Wallowa Lake" "Lake of the Jealous Women: A Tale of Glacier National Park" "Spirit of the Grey Wolf: An Idaho Legend of Red Fish Lake" "The Mysterious Hermit of Little Falls: A Story of Falls Creek and the St Joe River" "The Woman Whose Husband was a Seal: A Legend of Coos Bay" and "The Woman Who Turned to Soap: A Tale of Lake Crescent.There's also a "Dedicatory Introduction" about my Yakama great-grandfather, and a lengthy Addendum of Notes and Commentaries for whoever is interested in the authentic folklore that inspired the short stories. SIGNED by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 2024

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Publisher: Sasquatch Press, Seattle

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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