Coronado's Children by J. Frank Dobie
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Coronado's Children
By J. Frank Dobie

Coronado's Children

Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the South West

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Coronado's Children by J. Frank Dobie

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Written in 1930, Coronado's Children was one of J. Frank Dobie's first books, and the one that helped gain him national prominence as a folklorist. In it, he recounts the tales and legends of those hardy souls who searched for buried treasure in the Southwest following in the footsteps of that earlier gold seeker, the Spaniard Coronado. "These people," Dobie writes in his introduction, "no matter what language they speak, are truly Coronado's inheritors...l have called them Coronado's children. They follow Spanish trails, buffalo trails, cow trails, they dig where there are no trails; but oftener than they dig or prospect they just sit and tell stories of lost mines, of buried bullion by the jack load..." This is the tale-spinning Dobie at his best, dealing with subjects as irresistible as ghost stories and haunted houses.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780292710528
ISBN-10: 0292710526
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 149mm x 23mm)
Pages: 351
Imprint: University of Texas Press
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1978
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - J. Frank Dobie

J. Frank Dobie was a folklorist and author of many books about Texas life and culture.

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