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Jasmine and coconuts : South Indian tales

Author: Cathy Spagnoli; Paramasivam Samanna
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1999.
Series: World folklore series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of stories from South India; features basic information about the history, arts, and lifestyles of the region; and includes discussion of storytelling techniques, as well as profiles of several tellers.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spagnoli, Cathy.
Jasmine and coconuts.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1999
(OCoLC)607161245
Online version:
Spagnoli, Cathy.
Jasmine and coconuts.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1999
(OCoLC)609057724
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Spagnoli; Paramasivam Samanna
ISBN: 1563085763 9781563085765
OCLC Number: 39523384
Description: xvi, 172 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Map of South India --
1. Welcome to South India --
2. Glimpses of South Indian telling --
3. Value of simplicity, problem of greed --
4. Devotion and faith --
5. Respect for family and elders --
6. Hospitality and friendship --
7. Hard work and study --
8. Heroes and inspiration --
9. Wit and humor.
Series Title: World folklore series.
Responsibility: Cathy Spagnoli and Paramasivam Samanna ; illustrated by Paramasivam Samanna.

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Tales of tricksters, heroes, and sages as well as modern jokes, true stories, and teaching stories-42 tales total, balanced in length, mood, and age appeal-can be found in this unique anthology.  Read more...

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