The Inland Whale
Nine tales, selected and retold here by anthropologist and author Theodora Kroeber for the adult general-interest reader. The new foreword by her son. Karl Kroeber, provides context about the author's methods and describes his own personal connection to the stories themselves.
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Review: The Inland Whale: Nine Stories Retold from California Indian LegendsUser Review - Rita - Goodreads
Amazing book. So glad Rosemary shared it with me. 1959. Forward by Oliver La Farge. What a perceptive and culturally sensitive person Kroeber is! The stories were easy to read, even though some of the ... Read full review
Review: The Inland Whale: Nine Stories Retold from California Indian LegendsUser Review - Goodreads
I liked the book in general, there are some very interesting stories that give us a good look at the culture, and the verbal tradition of the Western American Indians. I wouldn't have included all of the stories that were picked, but in general the book accomplished what it set out to do.
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