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Tales of land of death: Igbo folktales,

Author: Uche Okeke
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Zenith Books, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Forty Igbo tales traditionally used in that society to educate the younger generations to man's weaknesses and pretensions.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Okeke, Uche, 1933-
Tales of land of death: Igbo folktales.
Garden City, N.Y., Zenith Books, 1971
(OCoLC)578525951
Online version:
Okeke, Uche, 1933-
Tales of land of death: Igbo folktales.
Garden City, N.Y., Zenith Books, 1971
(OCoLC)608926876
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Uche Okeke
OCLC Number: 968102
Description: xiii, 114 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Anunu --
Omalido --
The Little bird --
The Unknown brute --
Sa! My wailing new-born child --
A Maiden's cry --
Ubo --
Ojadili --
The Slave --
Lament for the great dead --
Usu (The Bat) --
The Twin gongs --
Okuku's chickens --
The Price of pride --
Mbe's greed --
The Food drum --
The Gift of fire --
Mbe's help --
Ile-Mgba --
The Fortune hunt --
Adaeze --
Inyiama --
An Orphan's Udala --
Osa's mother --
The Two friends --
Mbe in a cesspit --
A Trial of strength --
Onalu --
Ndibe --
Mbe's sister --
The Spirit woman --
Uko --
Ugani --
The Endless tale --
Onwuelo --
The New wife --
Agu's wives --
Gourd daughter --
Mgbafo-Ocha --
The War of heaven and earth --
Riddles --
Old sayings.
Responsibility: as told and illustrated by Uche Okeke.

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Forty Igbo tales traditionally used in that society to educate the younger generations to man's weaknesses and pretensions.

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