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Gilgamesh

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean; David Parkins
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : English
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A retelling, based on seventh-century B.C. Assyrian clay tablets, of the wanderings and adventures of the god king, Gilgamesh, who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) in about 2700 B.C., and of his faithful companion, Enkidu.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Juvenile works
Legends
Adaptations Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine McCaughrean; David Parkins
ISBN: 9780802852625 0802852629
OCLC Number: 51818744
Target Audience: 9 and up.
Description: 95 p. : col. ill. 27 cm.
Contents: Heaven sent --
Tamed by a kiss --
Do or die --
Marry me --
Death --
Afraid of nothing --
Give up --
Faraway --
The bread of sorrow --
The plant of life --
Home --
The twelfth tablet.
Other Titles: Gilgamesh the hero
Responsibility: retold by Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by David Parkins.

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A retelling, based on seventh-century B.C. Assyrian clay tablets, of the wanderings and adventures of the god king, Gilgamesh, who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) in about 2700 B.C., and of his faithful companion, Enkidu.

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