Roads of Home by Henry BeckRoads of Home by Henry Beck

Roads of Home

byHenry Beck

Paperback | December 15, 1982

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"None of this is orderly, store-bought legend or folklore. This is the way people talk, sought out and recorded by one who loves both the people and the talk."--The New York Times Long regarded as folklife classics, Henry Charlton Beck's books are vivid recreations of the back roads, small towns, and legends that give New Jersey its special character. Father Henry Charlton Beck, who lived in New Jersey nearly all his life, was the author of numerous books on New Jersey folklife, state editor of the Camden Courier-Post, and writer for the Newark Star-Ledger. He is considered New Jersey's first folklorist and his painstaking work has left us with a rich collection of tales.
Title:Roads of HomeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:December 15, 1982Publisher:Rutgers University Press

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ISBN - 10:081351018X

ISBN - 13:9780813510187

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This book is a sampling of the lore of the whole State, an honest attempt to present some of the outstanding stories as they have been remembered or tucked away in yellow publications hard to come by.