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From the Mango Tree and Other Folktales from Nepal (Hardcover) (Kavita Ram Shrestha & Sarah Lamstein)

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This collection of tales, the only one of its kind currently available in the United States, introduces you to the treasures of an ancient and rapidly changing culture. Selected and translated by Kavita Ram Shrestha of Nepal, the 15 stories range in tone from the playful to the haunting.
From a region of spectacular beauty, gentle people, and deep spirituality come some of the world's most enchanting tales. This collection of tales, the only one of its kind currently available in the United States, introduces you to the treasures of an ancient and rapidly changing culture. Selected and translated by Kavita Ram Shrestha of Nepal and edited by Sarah Lamstein, the 15 stories range in tone from the playful "King Silly and Minister Sloppy" to the haunting "Uttis Tree." Tales are supplemented by color photographs; line drawings; and an introduction to the history, geography, and culture of the country. A generous bibliography leads readers to further resources.
Number of Pages: 110.0
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Folklore + Mythology
Series Title: World Folklore Series
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
Author: Kavita Ram Shrestha & Sarah Lamstein
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 1997
TCIN: 44365943
UPC: 9781563083785
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-3811

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