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Tales of Barra

John MacPherson

Tales of Barra

by John MacPherson

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Published by Printed for the editor by W.&A.K. Johnston & G.W. Bacon in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Hebrides.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Scotland -- Hebrides.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTales from Barra.
      Statementtold by the Coddy (John MacPherson, Northbay, Barra, 1876-1955). With a foreword by Compton Mackenzie and introd. and notes by J.L. Campbell.
      ContributionsCampbell, John Lorne, 1906-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR144 .M28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 [1] p.
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5293520M
      LC Control Number72014119

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        Journey to Barra. After setting up a meeting, the film company agreed to take Cameron to Barra. They were also escorted by Dr. Jim Tucker, a child psychologist. When Cameron was told he was going, he couldn't stop jumping up and down. 'I'm going home, I'm going home', he s:   Among its vast archive of myth and legend are tales of the Goddess Cliona, The Hag of Beara and the Giant Mac Mahon and the epic story of St Finbarr who bashed Louie, a fiery serpent, from the lake at Goughan Barra, its wriggling tail forming the course of the River tales and more, drawn from historical sources and newly recorded Author: Kate Corkery.

        The book also offers an unnerving interrogation of modern conceptions of the earliest African Americans. At the story’s center is Oluale Kossula, also known as Cudjo Lewis. ‘The Book of Barra’ presents accounts of the Outer Hebridean island, written by various authors from to , together with previously unpublished letters and other articles relating to the island.


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