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ID
b120
Title
"The Flying Goat."
Genre
Story
Page Count
11
Word Count
2135
Publication Year
1939
Document Types
Comic Fiction
First-Person Narratives
Topics
Music, Religion, Tall Tales

A sketch involving two men sharing tall tales in a saloon, in particular one story involving a euphonium-playing Salvation Army member whose prayers for a flying goat are answered, and who then proceeds to demonstrate the miracle in circuses and public stunts. The tale bears some resemblance to stories of Uncle Silas (especially "A Funny Thing"). In The Flying Goat (1939), Twenty Tales (1951).