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The people with five fingers

a native Californian creation tale

by John Bierhorst

  • 291 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Marshall Cavendish in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- California -- Folklore.,
    • Creation -- Mythology.,
    • Tales -- California.,
    • Creation -- Folklore.,
    • Indians of North America -- California -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- California.

    • About the Edition

      A tale shared by the different native peoples of California tells how Coyote and other animals created the world and the people who came to live in it.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by John Bierhorst ; illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker.
      GenreFolklore.
      ContributionsParker, Robert Andrew, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.C15 B523 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL39432M
      ISBN 100761450580
      LC Control Number99028795

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Bierhorst's retelling is simple in style, yet compelling as a story.4/5. The people with five fingers: a native Californian creation tale John Bierhorst ; Robert Andrew Parker A tale shared by the different native peoples of California tells how Coyote and other animals created the world and the people who came to live in it.

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