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ISBN-10:
0393951693
ISBN-13:
9780393951691
Pub. Date:
12/17/2003
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
ISBN-10:
0393951693
ISBN-13:
9780393951691
Pub. Date:
12/17/2003
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meanings / Edition 1

The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meanings / Edition 1

by Jan Harold Brunvand Jan Harold Brunvand
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Overview

The groundbreaking book that launched America's urban legend obsession!

Folklore scholar Jan Harold Brunvand assembles the best-known urban legends—including "The Hook," "The Spider in the Hairdo," and "The Baby-Sitter and the Man Upstairs"—and provides an enlightening and entertaining analysis of their variants and evolution. The Vanishing Hitchhiker was Professor Brunvand's first popular book on urban legends, and it remains a classic. The culmination of twenty years of collection and research, this book is a must-have for urban legend lovers.



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ISBN-13: 9780393951691
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 12/17/2003
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 532,111
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 1330L (what's this?)

About the Author

Jan Harold Brunvand lives in Salt Lake City, where he is professor emeritus at the University of Utah. He is the author of numerous books, including The Vanishing Hitchhiker; The Choking Doberman; The Baby Train; Too Good to Be True; and Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid.

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