E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand


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Free read Ä Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback Technology Brunvand achieves however than a mere compendium of highly entertaining stories He discusses the nature of urban legends those almost believable addictively retellable tales that always happened to a friend of a friend FOAF in folklorist parlance and for each individual story Brunvand includes as much of its history as he has been able to trace including newspaper accounts alternative versions and the story's natural cycle that is how many years typically between resurfacings The result is an exceptionally engaging book and a great resource for debunking that next story as heard from a friend by that unnamed acuaintance of unassailable honesty that sounds just a little too perfect to swallow whole Stephanie Gold. This is a best of collection by the master collector of urban legends and I would recommend it to anyone interested in this subject

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Free read Ä Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback Logy such as the classic microwaved pet and yarns that have been making the urban legend circuit for decades such as the solid cement Cadillac story which can be traced back to the 1940s at least involving a cement truck driver who spies a new Cadillac convertible in his driveway and his wife talking to some strange man He dumps his load of concrete on the Cadillac but later discovers the stranger was a car dealer and the car was to be a gift from his wife one she'd spent years saving her pennies for The stories are grouped by subject including Dog Tales and Just Desserts Sexcapades and Losing Face There are baby stories and work stories criminal tales and college anecdotes plus stories of mistaken identity human nature and. This was intermittently a fun read Some great memories of scary stories told by my oldest sister when she visited from college However there was too much repetition and so much self aggrandizement by the author I wrote about this in my book blah blah blah I m not really interested in where you wrote about it before you could save that for numbered references at the end of the book That way I wouldn t have to wade through it to get to interesting content I appreciated the histories of some of the legends but so much of this book was unnecessary filler it became a dud of a read

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Free read Ä Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback Have you heard the one about the new computer owner who mistook the CD ROM player for a cup holder Or the woman who thought her brains were oozing out of a gunshot wound when the truth was that when her Pillsbury Poppin' Fresh can exploded striking her on the head with the lid the goo she felt was biscuit dough Jan Harold Brunvand professor emeritus at the University of Utah and author of numerous urban legend collections including The Vanishing Hitchhiker The Choking Doberman Curses Broiled Again and American Folklore An Encyclopedia has been studying urban legends for some 20 years and his new book Too Good to Be True relates than 200 of these indestructible tales There are relatively recent stories based on modern techno. My introduction to urban legends came early and at the hands of my auntie When I was a kid my brother and I would spend the latter half of the week at our grandparents and while they did their weekly food shop we d be left under the charge of Auntie Lisa who d soon have us suealing and our hair standing on end as she told us about The Dead Roommate the Maniac on the Car Roof The Call From INSIDE The House and The Licked Hand these are the first I remember hearing along with one about an old woman who comes to the door and you notice she has a missing fingerI can t remember the rest of the story but I can remember nearly hitting the ceiling whenever Lisa would get to the end and screech YOU DID IT and lunge for us Got us EveryDamnTime I m now looking forward to my own niece and nephew becom


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    E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand We have all heard one in our day but this book is packed to the brim with some outrageous stories Are they true a dream perhaps or just a delusi

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    Summary Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback Jan Harold Brunvand Ç 0 Read Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ç Jan Harold Brunvand My introduction to urban legends came early and at the hands of my auntie When I was a kid my brother and I would spend the latter half of the week at our grandparents and while they did their weekly food shop we’d be left under the charge of

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    Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ç Jan Harold Brunvand Jan Harold Brunvand Ç 0 Read E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand Although this book is of an intellectual study rather than simply a volume of tall tales Brunvand’s compilation still makes for an interesting read These urban legends are tall tales which could have occurred easily within our society Often Brunvand tries to get to the bottom of the story by tracing it to its source; although o

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    E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand A great collection of stories that we all heard happened to a friend of someone we know funny how none of these accounts are ever first hand Mul

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    Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ç Jan Harold Brunvand E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand Fun and funny Just what the title and subtitle say Nearly 500 pages of oral tradition about two pages per story Some are uite hysterical people actually BELIEVE THIS STUFF?

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    Jan Harold Brunvand Ç 0 Read E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand This was intermittently a fun read Some great memories of scary stories told by my oldest sister when she visited from college However there was too much repetition and so much self aggrandizement by the author “I wrote about this in my book blah blah blah” I’m not really interested in where you wrote about it before you cou

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    Jan Harold Brunvand Ç 0 Read E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand This book was alright Some of the urban legends were interesting and some were really eerie Others seemed repetitive which I realize is an indicator that it’s an urban legend but nonetheless made it dull at time

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    E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand This is a “best of” collection by the master collector of urban legends and I would recommend it to anyone interested in this subject

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    E–pub Free Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback by Jan Harold Brunvand Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ç Jan Harold Brunvand Summary Too Good to Be True The Colossal Book of Urban Legends Paperback Loads of urban legends and their origin stories It's like an encyclopedia of urban legends No one can resist pic

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