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  • Brunvand, Jan Harold.
     
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  • Legends.
     
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  • United States -- Social life and customs.
     
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    The truth never stands in the way of a good story / Jan Harold Brunvand ; with a chapter on the heroic hacker by Erik Brunvand.
    by Brunvand, Jan Harold.
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    Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2000.
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  • Urban folklore.
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  • Legends.
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  • United States -- Social life and customs.
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    0252024249 (cloth)
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    217 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Contents: 
    Richard M. Dorson and the Urban Legend -- "The brain drain" legend of the long hot summer of 1995 (and beyond) -- "The baby roast" as a "new American urban legend" -- What's red and white and baked all over? -- Was it a stunned deer or just a deer stunt?: The story behind the Missouri legend -- Bedtime for Bozo: The legend of the clown who cussed the kids -- "Lights Out!": a faxlore phenomenon -- A blast heard 'round the world -- The folklorists' search for the ghost in search of help for a dying person -- "The missing day in time" -- Some oddities of military legendry -- Some news from the miscellaneous legend files -- The heroic hacker: legends of the computer age / Eric Brunvand -- Conclusion: The future of Urban Legends.
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    GR105 .B716 2000Circulating BooksChecked InSt. Clair County Community CollegeAdd Copy to MyList

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