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Leg man in seven-league boots

Jack Kofoed

Leg man in seven-league boots

by Jack Kofoed

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Published by Glade House in Coral Gables, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kofoed, John Christian, 1894-,
  • Journalists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Kofoed ; illustrated by Crawford Parker ; with an introduction by Eustace L. Adams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4874.K64 A3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6498219M
    LC Control Number46005132
    OCLC/WorldCa1632485

    New Pathways for Sock Knitters, which I published in , is by far my most ambitious and comprehensive sock book. It contains 8 unique architectures, each one introduced with a quick little baby or toddler sock, followed by a collection of adult designs, and a Master pattern so that you can literally knit an infinite number of variations on each architecture/5(18). The break-out novel by an unrecognized master--"a fictional tale spinner in the grand Southern tradition" (Washington Post Book World). Told from the point of view of a young Alabama college graduate in the s, this brilliant novel recounts the exploits of a legendary jazz composer and his band on a tour that becomes a heroic journey "equivalent to the seven league strides of heroes in.

      Seven-league boots (or as Perrault called them, "bottes de sept lieues," will allow the wearer to walk seven leagues in one step. A league was roughly the distance that a person could walk in one hour, so about three miles. Seven-league boots would thus .   Seven League Boots, a string of tales that seem impossibly tall until you are able to corroborate them on the internet, is published here in a new edition. It begins with a commission "to go.

    Seven League Boots by Richard Halliburton, First Edition, , book is basically intact, but there is one page that is loose. Otherwise, the cover shows wear and tear, but the photos and illustrations are still nice and crisp! These Boots give the wearer great speed and agility, but will awaken the Devil Wind. The seven league boots are pale red with gold line patterns also there is a golden symbol which depicts the Devil wind on the side of each boot.


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The break-out novel by an unrecognized master–"a fictional tale spinner in the grand Southern tradition" (Washington Post Book World).

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