The Mummer's Song

The Mummer's Song

Book - 1993
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An esoteric Newfoundland tradition captures the spirit of Christmas and Halloween, combining them in an unusual ritual. An elderly woman and her two grandsons are visited by a band of 20 "mummers"--masked and costumed neighbors who make merry. The words to a popular song describe the custom of neighbors visiting from house to house for singing, dancing, and refreshments. Full-color illustrations.
Publisher: Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre, c1993
ISBN: 9780888991782
Branch Call Number: JP David 05
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: Wallace, Ian 1950-


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