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I Heard the Old Fishermen Say is both a lively collection of folk beliefs, magic belief legends, tall tales, buried treasure legends, and other folk narratives and a scholarly analysis of the context and function of these oral accounts from Texas Gulf fishermen. As such, it is an important contribution to the study if regional and occupational folklore.
Utah State University Press
Mullen, Patrick B., "I Heard the Old Fisherman Say: Folklore of the Texas Gulf Coast" (1978). All USU Press Publications. 170.