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Tales of the Hoofengoofers By Alan Lance Andersen
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Dressed in a white silk 3-piece suit and Panama Hat, storyteller Alan Lance Andersen delights audiences with his humorous tales told in country dialect reminiscent of Mark Twain. Many of the tales... More > deal with HOOFENGOOFERS, the magical little people who inhabit the Iowa river valleys. Unlike elves and faeries (their counterparts in Europe), Hoofengoofers are "real down-home folks" - dressing in bib overalls and floppy straw hats, carrying knobby walking sticks, and chewing on a piece of prairie grass. These tongue-in-cheek stories contrast the traditional faery tale setting against the Iowa farmscape - with prairies, round barns, farmers markets, Model-T Fords, bootleggers, Jesse James, and the Trolls of Northeast Iowa featuring in the narrative. This book includes many of Andersen's best whimsical tales - which he tells with a drawling Mark Twain style dialect.< Less
Tales of the Hoofengoofers - SPECIAL EDITION By Alan Lance Andersen
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Dressed in a white silk 3-piece suit and Panama Hat, storyteller Alan Lance Andersen delights audiences with his humorous tales told in country dialect reminiscent of Mark Twain. SPECIAL EDITION -... More > This volume of whimsical faery tales is typeset in Lewis Carroll's handwriting. Many of the tales deal with HOOFENGOOFERS, the magical little people who inhabit the Iowa river valleys. Unlike elves and faeries (their counterparts in Europe), Hoofengoofers are "real down-home folks" - dressing in bib overalls and floppy straw hats, carrying knobby walking sticks, and chewing on a piece of prairie grass. These tongue-in-cheek stories contrast the traditional faery tale setting against the Iowa farmscape - with prairies, round barns, farmers markets, Model-T Fords, bootleggers, Jesse James, and the Trolls of Northeast Iowa featuring in the narrative. This book includes many of Andersen's best whimsical tales - which he tells with a drawling Mark Twain style dialect.< Less