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Gassire's Lute : a West African epic

Author: Alta Jablow; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon; Hilda Scott; E.P. Dutton (Firm),
Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [1971] ©1971
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An epic poem from the West African Sudan recounts the fall of the city-state of Wagadu due to a noble warrior's vanity and determination to become his people's first bard.
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Genre/Form: Epic poetry
Juvenile works
Poetry
Folk tales
Dust jackets (Binding)
Juvenile poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jablow, Alta.
Gassire's Lute.
New York, E.P. Dutton [1971]
(OCoLC)614379347
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alta Jablow; Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon; Hilda Scott; E.P. Dutton (Firm),
ISBN: 0525303553 9780525303558
OCLC Number: 141907
Notes: Based on the German text, Spielmannsgeschichten der Sahel from Leo Frobenius' Atlantis (1921-28) v. 6.
Designed by Hilda Scott.
Description: 47 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm
Responsibility: translated and adapted by Alta Jablow ; iIllustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.

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An epic poem from the West African Sudan recounts the fall of the city-state of Wagadu due to a noble warrior's vanity and determination to become his people's first bard.

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