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The cow-tail switch : and other West African stories

Author: Harold Courlander; George Herzog
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selected tales, including some Anansi stories.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Courlander; George Herzog
ISBN: 0030150515 9780030150517 7800514552 9787800514555
OCLC Number: 153551855
Description: 143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Africa is many things" --
The cow-tail switch --
Kaddo's wall --
Talk --
The one you don't see coming --
Kassa, the strong one --
Anansi's fishing expedition --
Younde goes to town --
The singing tortoise --
Time --
The messenger to maftam --
Guinea fowl and rabbit get justice --
Anansi and nothing go hunting for wives --
How Soko brought debt to Ashanti --
Hungry Spider and the turtle --
Throw mountains --
Ansige Karamba, the glutton --
Don't shake hands with everybody.
Responsibility: by Harold Courlander and George Herzog ; drawings by Madye Lee Chastain.

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Selected tales, including some Anansi stories.

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