Short Yarns and Tall… by Karl J. Franklin [PDF/iPad/Kindle]
Short Yarns and Tall Tales
Short Yarns and Tall Tales
Short Yarns and Tall Tales

Last updated on 2016-07-21

About the Book

The author may have grown up in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania; however, he never learned the native language well. His subsequent and informal education as an adult is related in stories he tells from locations around the world, including his many years in Papua New Guinea and Australia. 

About the Author

Karl J. Franklin
Karl J. Franklin

Writing stories that are humorous is different than writing academic articles, but it is more fun.  However, the 'humor' genre also requires research and more imagination.

Causes Supported

Endangered Language Fund

http://endangeredlanguagefund.org

ELF supports endangered languages all over the world.

ELF is a 501(c)3 founded in 1996 with the goal of supporting endangered language preservation and documentation projects. Our main mechanism for supporting work on endangered languages has been funding grants to individuals, tribes, and museums. ELF’s grants have promoted work in over 30 countries and have seen a wide range of projects, from the development indigenous radio programs in South Dakota, to recording of the last living oral historian of the Shor language of western Siberia, to the establishment of orthographies and literacy materials to be used by endangered language teaching programs all over the world.

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