Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers

Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers

The Origins of Old Wives’ Tales and Superstitions in Our Everyday Lives

Format
ePub
Price
$11.99
 
Additional Formats
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101442814
  • 272 Pages
  • Perigee
  • Adult

Overview

Cross your fingers, knock on wood, and clutch your rabbit’s foot a little tighter.

In this charming and endlessly diverting book, Harry Oliver delves into the stories behind the traditions and superstitions that permeate our everyday lives, unearthing the fascinating histories of these weird and wonderful notions. So before you search for any more four-leaf clovers, worry about the next Friday the 13th, or avoid walking under any ladders, dip into this amazing tome and discover:
* Why breaking a mirror brings seven years of bad luck.
* The best day of the week to ask for a favor.
* Why you should never jump over a child in Turkey.


Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers

Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers

Harry Oliver

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