Ray Lum, mule trader

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Center for Southern Folklore , Memphis
Lum, Ray, 1891-1976., Horses -- Southern States., Mules -- Southern States., Auctioneers -- Southern States -- Biogr

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Statement[booklet edited by Jack Friedman ; film edited and transcribed by July Peiser ; film recorded by Bill Ferris ; film filmed by Bobby Taylor ; graphics by George Walker].
ContributionsFriedman, Jack., Center for Southern Folklore.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9434.U6 L855
The Physical Object
Pagination[12 p.] :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4906485M
ISBN 100892670010
LC Control Number76054246
OCLC/WorldCa2597329

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Mule trader book was by necessity a survivor--an individual with a canny wit, an intuitive insight into human nature, and the ability to talk a great story/5. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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Lum () was a mule skinner, a livestock trader, an auctioneer, and an American original. This delightful book. Ray Lum's tells a pretty good set of stories in this book.

The books format was concise and easy to follow and Lum's stories relate well with the comings and goings of the horse and mule market of the 30's, 40's and 50's.

This is a very entertaining read, especially for those Ben Green fans who need some more by: 2. Ray Lum: Mule Trader by Center for Southern Folklore Lum, Ray,Lum, Ray, Publisher Center for Southern Folklore Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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With study guide Photographer, Bobby Taylor; editor, Judy Peiser Shows a day in the life of year-old trader, storyteller, and auctioneer Ray Lum Addeddate Eudora Welty Ray Lum was a Mississippi mule trader and a remarkable man.

William Ferris has brought this book into being in the only possible way—by ear. That’s the way Ray Lum had been telling it to him.

Lum was above all a talker, listening to the way his tale went, keeping the ring true as he proceeded. Mule Trader: Ray Lum's Tales of Horses, Mules and Men by William R. Ferris Foreword by Eudora Welty Ray Lum () was an American original, a one-of-a-kind figure who seems to have stepped full-blooded from the pages of Mark : William R.

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The book Mule Trader: Ray Lum's Tales of Horses, Mules, and Men by William Ferris with an introduction by Eudora Welty is available from the University of Mississippi Press. Ray Lum was a mule skinner, a livestock trader, an auctioneer, and an American original.

Buy a cheap copy of Mule Trader: Ray Lum's Tales of Horses, book by William R. Ferris. Story after wonderful story, tall tale after tall tale. Ray Lum tells a southern writer where he came from, and where he ought to go.

-Shelby Foote Bill Ferris Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. "Ray Lum () was an American original, a one-of-a-kind figure. In this book he speaks his mind in a colorful folk dialect and tells of the world in which he presides. Mules were his main interest. His home and his auction barn were in Vicksburg, Mississippi, but in trading he fanned out over twenty states and even into Mexico.

Readers captivated by this book will be happy that Bill Ferris found Ray Lum and that he thought to turn on a tape recorder. Lum () was a mule skinner, a livestock trader, an auctioneer, and an American original.

This delightful book, first published in. Ben Green, a Texas trader and veterinar­ ian, recalled in Some More Horse Tradiri: There was a fast mule and horse trader from Vicksburg Missis­ sippi, by the name of Ray Lum he might be a hard bidder and a mean buyer, but in years to come I would know that Ray Lum was a good man to have at an auction barn because 2Cited by: 2.

Get this from a library! Mule trader: Ray Lum's tales of horses, mules, and men. [William R Ferris; Eudora Welty] -- A mule trader's tales from a culture enriched by his fascinating presence.father, William Ferris, suggested that Lum was an excellent subject for an oral history.

I followed his suggestion and in began work with Judy Peiser on a film and long-playing record with the same title, Ray Lum: Mule Trader.

The Center for Southern Folklore in Memphis, Tennessee, produced both the film and the record,Cited by: 2. With that, Ray Lum, an 84‐year‐old Mississippi mule trader, asked the Yale University students crowding around him on the campus green to begin bidding for a 30‐year‐old brown work horse.