Cavorting on the Devil s Fork

The rural folk humor written by Arkansas writer C. F. M. Noland beginning in 1837 is brought together in a collection of semiautobiographical letters that tell tall tales in dialect, reflecting the peculiar characteristics of the people of ...

Author: C. F. M. Noland

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

ISBN: 1557288348

Category: Fiction

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The rural folk humor written by Arkansas writer C. F. M. Noland beginning in 1837 is brought together in a collection of semiautobiographical letters that tell tall tales in dialect, reflecting the peculiar characteristics of the people of a backwoods region. Original.
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The Devil s Fork

This novel sees the transformation of the unbroken wilderness into a place where towns have displaced the traditional residents of the land.

Author: Jason Ireland

Publisher: Nedjes Books

ISBN: 0692138587

Category: Frontier and pioneer life

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Pioneers and Native Americans pursue mutual interests prior to 1812, but as war approaches, problems turn deadly. This novel sees the transformation of the unbroken wilderness into a place where towns have displaced the traditional residents of the land.
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The Devil s Fork

You ever hear a'the Devil's Fork Deputy Pahmeyer, Papa said. It's what the o'Devil sticks you with when he's trying to drive you to the Fire but you won't go he said. No Sir, Papa said, it's a Direction in the Road and if you take the ...

Author: Bill Wittliff

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9781477317587

Category: Fiction

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The Devil’s Fork opens with the boy Papa exclaiming, “They was gonna hang my o’Amigo Calley Pearsall out there in front a’the Alamo down in San Antoneya come Saturday Noon and if I was gonna stop it I better Light a Shuck and Get on with it. And I mean Right Now.” And so Papa and his sweetheart Annie Oster set off to rescue Calley, thereby launching themselves into another series of hair-raising adventures. The Devil’s Fork concludes the enthralling journey through wild and woolly Central Texas in the 1880s that began in The Devil’s Backbone and The Devil’s Sinkhole. Papa springs Calley from jail, but their troubles are far from over. Framed for murder, the two amigos have to flee for their lives. Joining their flight this time is o’Johnny, the evil Sheriff Pugh’s disabled little brother, who has uncanny abilities. Escaping danger for a while, Papa and Calley try to start a new life as horse traders, only to find themselves branded as horse thieves when o’Johnny and a mysterious white ghost horse begin rescuing abused horses from their masters. Can Papa and Calley escape the noose and save all the horses that Johnny and the White Horse liberate? Or will their own hot tempers send them down the Devil’s Fork, from which no one ever returns? Proving himself a master storyteller once again, Bill Wittliff spins a yarn as engrossing as the stories his own Papa told him long ago, stories that inspired The Devil’s Backbone, The Devil’s Sinkhole, and The Devil’s Fork.
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The Devil s Fork

Author: William D. Wittliff

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ISBN: 1477317597

Category: LITERARY CRITICISM

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From Red Hot to Monkey s Eyebrow

There's Hell for Certain and Devils Fork and Devils Jump and the several places called Helltown and Hells Half Acre. There's Devils Elbow and a Devil's Harbor, Devil's Pulpit, Devil's Three Jumps, Hells Kitchen, Devil's Garden, Devil 's ...

Author: Robert M. Rennick

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 9780813146133

Category: Performing Arts

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From stereoview cards to large-format IMAX films, 3-D technology's heightened realism and powerful visual allure have held audiences captive for over a century and a half. The technology, known as stereoscopy, creates an illusion of depth by presenting two slightly different images to the eye in print or on-screen. The advent of stereoscopic film technology excited both filmmakers and audiences, as a means of replicating all of the sounds, colors, movement, and dimensionality of life and nature for the first time. The origins of 3-D film are often linked with a proliferation of stereoscopic films in the 1950s. By the time films like Man in the Dark and House of Wax was attracting large crowds, however, the technology behind this form of filmmaking was already over a century old. Stereoscopic Cinema and the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838--1952, examines this "novelty period" of stereoscopic film, charting its progression from Charles Wheatstone's 1938 discovery of 3-D to the 1952 release of Arch Oboler's innovative film, Bwana Devil. Stereoscopic specialist Ray Zone argues that the development of stereoscopic film can best be understood through a historical analysis of the technology rather than of its inventors. Zone examines the products used to create stereoscopic images, noting such milestones as David Brewster's and Oliver Wendell Holmes's work with stereoscopes, the use of polarizing image selection, and the success of twin-strip 3-D films, among others. In addition, Zone looks at the films produced up to 1952, discussing public reception of early 3-D short films as well as longer features such as Power of Love in single-strip anaglyphic projection in 1922 and Semyon Ivanov's 1941 autostereoscope Robinson Crusoe. He integrates his examination of the evolution of 3-D film with other cinematic developments, demonstrating the connection between stereoscopic motion pictures and modern film production. Stereoscopic Cinema and the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838--1952, is an exhaustive study of not only the evolution of 3-D technology and the subsequent filmmaking achievements but also the public response to and cultural impact of 3-D movies. Zone takes the reader on a voyage of discovery into the rich history of a field that predates photography and that continues to influence television and computer animation today.
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine

This is certainly right , for we all should be prudent , indeed , at such a meal ; still we fear that the devil's fork would always be found to be quite as long as any practicable spoon . This “ Bibliotheca Diabolica ” abounds in ...

Author: Josiah Gilbert Holland

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ISBN: UCSC:32106011109912

Category: American literature

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Scribners Monthly

This is certainly right , for we all should be prudent , indeed , at such a meal ; still we fear that the devil's fork would always be found to be quite as long as any practicable spoon . This “ Bibliotheca Diabolica ” abounds in ...

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The Century

This is certainly right , for we all should be prudent , indeed , at such a meal ; still we fear that the devil's fork would always be found to be quite as long as any practicable spoon . This “ Bibliotheca Diabolica ” abounds in ...

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Devil s Fork

Author: William Strong

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ISBN: 0709045689

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Revised Land and Management Plan for the Jefferson National Forest

DEVIL'S FORK An old coal prospect is located on the south side of the creek , opposite the mouth of Saint Branch . This area near Saint Branch marks the point where the outcrop of the little Fire Creek coal bed traverses Devil's Fork .

Author: United States. Forest Service. Southern Region

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ISBN: MINN:31951D02461942Q

Category: Forest management

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The Sheriff of Devil s Fork

The Sheriff Of Devil's Fork by Regan Forest released on Aug 25, 1993 is available now for purchase.

Author: Regan Forest

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ISBN: 0373255640

Category: Fiction

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The Sheriff Of Devil's Fork by Regan Forest released on Aug 25, 1993 is available now for purchase.
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Lloyd s Encyclop dic dictionary

Michael was the leader of the augelic hosts who remained true in their allegiance to God , devil - fish , s . has been ... the Indigo genus of plants . 10. Pyrot .: A kind of small cracker or fire- Botany : devil's - eyes , s . Fork .

Author: Robert Hunter

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ISBN: OXFORD:555081496

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Rail Trails Mid Atlantic

The western leg of the loop follows the Devil's Fork, and your first crossing is about 0.25 mile from the parking lot. Be prepared to get your feet wet. This, like many of the trail's water crossings, has very slippery rocks and ...

Author: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Publisher: Wilderness Press

ISBN: 9780899977966

Category: Travel

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Across the country, more than 1600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this updated guide in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the Mid-Atlantic region's finest rail-trails plus other great multiuse trails. Rail-Trails Mid-Atlantic covers 60 trails in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Many rail-trails are paved and run through the most scenic parts of town. Others, such as the 34-mile Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, travel along dense forests, open fields, and lush waterways. Some explore the area's history, such as Maryland's 13-mile Baltimore and Annapolis Trail. Tour the nation's capital, visit the site of an historic Civil War battle, and enjoy the serenity of the rural countryside along the Mid-Atlantic's many great multiuse trails. This full-color book includes succinct descriptions of each trail from start to finish, plus at-a-glance summary information indicating permitted uses, surface type, length, and directions to trailheads for each trail. Every trip has a detailed map that includes start and end points, trailhead, parking, restroom facilities, and other amenities.
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Strange South Carolina

South Carolina is located in the Bible Belt, but has Satan paid the Palmetto State a visit in the distant past? ... Now we come to the Devil's Fork in Oconee County and the Devil's Stomping Ground at Forty Acre Rock in Lancaster County; ...

Author: Sherman Carmichael

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781625856043

Category: Photography

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South Carolina is well known for beaches, barbecue and palmetto trees, but plenty of mystery lies behind the idyllic façade. Some residents once claimed to be tormented by a creature that was part lizard and part man. South of the Border is one of the more famous and unique tourist attractions in the state—complete with a giant sombrero. Lynches River is the only river in the nation that crosses under the same bridge three times. Peachtree Rock Heritage Preservation in Lexington County is home to one of the most unusual natural formations in the United States. Author Sherman Carmichael details these and more in a collection of stories that can be found only in the Palmetto State.
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From Chains to Bonds

of Creole syncretism in which African animism is mixed with European Catholicism . ... As to Christianity , it manifests itself in the devil's fork and the red of the flames of hell , a remarkable point of contact with the original red ...

Author: Doudou Diène

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 1571812660

Category: History

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Most important issues of today's world - such as development, human rights, and cultural pluralism - bear the unmistakable stamp of the transatlantic slave trade. In particular Africa's state of development can only be properly understood in the light of the widespread dismantling of African societies and the methodical and lasting human bloodletting to which the continent was subjected by way of the trans-Saharan and transatlantic slave trade over the centuries. But this greatest displacement of population in history also transformed the vast geo-cultural area of the Americas and the Caribbean. In this volume, one result of UNESCO's project Memory of Peoples: The Slave Route, scholars and thinkers from Africa, the Americas, Europe, and the Caribbean have come together to raise some crucial questions and offer new perspectives on debates that have lost none of their urgency.
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Mountain Empire

You'll encounter the Devil's Fork about a quarter of the way down ol' Hafnutts' shadowy backside, just past Nobbly's Nob. And take my word for it, you'll want to use special precaution when you get to that fork, cuz unless you ...

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Publisher: Tom Cannon

ISBN: 9780979615993

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The Battle for the Buffalo River

The sight of these great trees alone is worth the effort that must be put forth to come to see them. We had known that there were also waterfalls in the Devil's Fork, which joins the Richland near its main falls. As we proceeded onward, ...

Author: Neil Compton

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

ISBN: 9781557289353

Category: Business & Economics

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Under the auspices of the 1938 Flood Control Act, the U.S. Corps of Engineers began to pursue an aggressive dam-building campaign. A grateful public generally lauded their efforts, but when they turned their attention to Arkansas’s Buffalo River, the vocal opposition their proposed projects generated dumbfounded them. Never before had anyone challenged the Corps’s assumption that damming a river was an improvement. Led by Neil Compton, a physician in Bentonville, Arkansas, a group of area conservationists formed the Ozark Society to join the battle for the Buffalo. This book is the account of this decade-long struggle that drew in such political figures as supreme court justice William O. Douglas, Senator J. William Fulbright, and Governor Orval Faubus. The battle finally ended in 1972 with President Richard Nixon’s designation of the Buffalo as the first national river. Drawing on hundreds of personal letters, photographs, maps, newspaper articles, and reminiscences, Compton’s lively book details the trials, gains, setbacks, and ultimate triumph in one of the first major skirmishes between environmentalists and developers.
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