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Tanglewood tales

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: New York : Tor, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Tor edView all editions and formats
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An American master retells the classics of Greek mythology especially for young people. Readers can set sail with the greatest heroes of all time as they battle terrifying monsters and match wits with the gods. Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN: 0812565150 9780812565157
OCLC Number: 42359543
Notes: Classic retellings of Greek mythology by an American master!
"Complete and unabridged."
Description: 182 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Foreword --
The wayside: introductory --
The minotaur --
The pygmies --
The dragon's teeth --
Circe's palace --
The pomegranate seeds --
The golden fleece --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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Young readers can enter a world of magic, intrigue and adventure in these retellings of the Greek myths. Stories include those of Theseus, Circe, Cadmus and Jason.  Read more...

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