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The Saginaw Paul Bunyan

by Stevens, James

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Stevens; woodcuts by Richard Bennett.
    ContributionsBennett, Richard, 1899-1971, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS461.B8 S83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination261 p.
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6280134M
    LC Control Number32026079
    OCLC/WorldCa275166

    James Stevens The Saginaw Paul Bunyan Wayne State University Press Detroit Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary. The Saginaw Paul Bunyan James Stevens Quantity in stock: 2. € FREE Delivery in Ireland. James Stevens had a mythical friend who brought him fame: the legendary, gigantic lumberjack Paul Bunyan. It was Stevens who took assorted tall tales abut the logger and collected them into a best-selling book in It was the first time the Bunyan legend /5.

    Fiction. Modern & contemporary fiction (post c ) Classic fiction (pre c ) Book details. 5% OFF. Tommy Atkins of the Ramchunders Robert Blatchford € € Book details. The Hardest Man in the Sierras L.P. Holmes. € Book details. The Saginaw Paul Bunyan James Stevens. € Book details. Dust Devil JAMES. The fact that Paul Bunyan never came to town, said this authority and hence was little known in commercial lumbering centers like Bay City and Saginaw, but was rather to Author: The Midland Daily News.

    Frank Shay's Here's Audacity, from , includes Paul among other heroes such as Paul Bunyan; it qualifies as one of the few attempts to put Paul in the context of what Hoffman calls "frontier demigods." Hoffman, p. , adds that The Saginaw Paul Bunyan was the last Bunyan book intended for an adult audience. From then on, the tales were. Many of Saginaw's businesses were known worldwide and are still important after more than years. Saginaw was home to a bevy of famous and infamous characters. Among the early ruffians were Fabian Fournier (Saginaw's Paul Bunyan), Silver Jack Driscoll, and the Opera House Rogue, Warren Bordwell.


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Knopf, (OCoLC) Named Person. Paul Bunyan is a giant lumberjack in American and Canadian exploits revolve around the tall tales of his superhuman labors, and he is customarily accompanied by Babe the Blue character originated in the oral tradition of North American loggers, and was later popularized by freelance writer William B.

Laughead (–) in a promotional Nationality: American. This book tells how that amazing fact The Saginaw Paul Bunyan book to be, in fact, that Paul Bunyan was based on a real lumberjack. Fabian "Saginaw Joe" Fournier, the "big black Frenchman" as he was called, came to Michigan from Quebec, Canada, in as the end of 4/4(2).

The Paperback of the Saginaw Paul Bunyan by James Stevens at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. The book is a history of folklore, tracing how campfire yarns and newspaper stories grew into an internationally-recognized legend, Paul Bunyan.

Although public interest in the legend has faded considerably since the s, hardly a day goes by that the name of Paul Bunyan doesn't pop up in the media somewhere. Paul Bunyan, The Frozen Logger, James Stevens ( – Decem ) was an American author and composer. Born in Albia, Iowa, [1] he lived in Idaho from a young age, and based much of his later novel Big Jim Turner () on his childhood spent in Born:Albia, Iowa.

The book “Paul Bunyan: How a Terrible Timber Feller Became a Legend,” was published by Historical Press L.L.C. in Bay City. Another local history book, “Ghosts, Crimes & Urban Legends of Bay City, Michigan,” documented some of the incredible stories of this town that is filled with lore from its days as the world lumber capital.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Great Lakes Bks.: The Saginaw Paul Bunyan by James Stevens (, Hardcover, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Saginaw Paul Bunyan, and Dell McCormick with his Paul Bunyan Swings His Axe has followed in Stevens' steps, until now the asso­ ciation of Paul Bunyan with the Saginaw River is definitely fixed in the public mind.

Comes now Mrs. Grace S. McClure, State Librarian of Michigan, with a more remarkable story than any related by Paul's Size: KB.

More than 25 years ago, inI wrote and published a book giving all the evidence I could find that Fabian "Saginaw Joe" Fournier was the model for the legend of Paul Bunyan. The book is "Paul Bunyan: How A Terrible Timber Feller Became a Legend," published by Historical Press L.L.C., ( pages, $).

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Paul Bunyan and His Loggers, by Otis T. Howd and Cloice R. Howd (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) -- Fiction. Paul Bunyan Tales: Prepared for the Use of Students of the University of Wisconsin, Summer Session (Madison, WI: C.

Brown, ), by Charles E. Brown. multiple formats at Robert was born in Detroit, Michigan J the son of the late Greg and Edith (Foster) Even. He married Lorraine Krzciok Septem and she survives him.

Robert was in the United States Navy during World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater. He was the owner/operator of Paul Bunyan Meat Products in Shields, MI for 30 years.

The Paul Bunyan legend had its origin in the Papineau Rebellion of This was a revolt of the French-Canadians against their young English queen. In the Two Mountains country, at St. Eustache, many loggers armed with mattocks, axes, and wooden forks which had been steamed and warped into hooks, stormed into battle/5.

"The Saginaw Paul Bunyan" by James Stevens. Woodcuts by Richard Bennett. Stated First Edition, Alfred A Knopf. Hardcover, 5 3/4" x 8 1/4", Pages.

Pages are crisp with No handwriting, tears or corner folds. Darkening on front fly-leaf from old newspaper clipping (see 4th photo). Clipping is present but no longer attached. Cover has Rating: % positive. The first Paul Bunyan story, “Round River,” made it into print inpenned by journalist James MacGillivray for a local newspaper in Oscoda, : Sarah Pruitt.

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Stevens, James. Published by Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI ().Paul Bunyan may have been based in part on Fabian “Saginaw Joe” Fournier, a Canadian lumberjack in Michigan.

Wikimedia. Paul Bunyan. For many years it was accepted that Paul Bunyan was an entirely fictional character, created by writers and passed off to the public as being based on folklore, which he was : Larry Holzwarth.