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Aphrodite's blessings : love stories from the Greek myths

Author: Clemence McLaren
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Atalanta, Andromeda, and Psyche, three female characters in Greek mythology, tell the stories of their marriages. Includes information on love and marriage in ancient Greece.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clemence McLaren
ISBN: 0689843771 9780689843778 9781416978602 1416978607
OCLC Number: 46660216
Description: 202 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Running for love, Atalanta's story --
Dreams of a golden hero, Andromeda's story --
The love of a god, Psyche's story.
Responsibility: Clemence McLaren.
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These three well-known Greek myths are love stories told from the woman's point of view of how Aphrodite, the goddess of love, intervenes in their lives. Includes the stories of athlete Atalanta, who  Read more...

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-08-14) Good Permalink

     The stories of three Greek heroines are retold in a modern-day voice in this delightful collection of three stories.  Stories include "Running from Love," about Atalanta's attempt to run away from marriage; "Dreams of a Golden Hero," about Andromeda's distaste for the...
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