By Barre Toelken
Winner of the 2004 Chicago Folklore Prize, The ache of Snails is a vital paintings for the gathering of any critical reader in folklore or local American studies.
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Anguish Of Snails: Native American Folklore in the West: 2 (Folklife of the West) by Barre Toelken