Creole Folktales (Large Print 16pt)

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Feb 14, 2011 - 112 pages
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In this unusual collection of stories and fables, Goncourt prize-winner Patrick Chamoiseau re-creates in truly magical language the stories he heard as a child in Martinique.
 

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Contents

The Rainmaker
1
A Pumpkin Seed
23
The Person Who Bled Hearts A Little Matter of GlanGlan the SpatOut Yé Master of Famine
45
The Accra of Riches
70
NanieRosette the Back Cover Material
84
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Patrick Chamoiseau's novel "Texaco" won the Prix Goncourt in 1992. Linda Coverdale's many translations include Chamoiseau's "School Days" (Nebraska 1997), his "Creole Folktales," and Jorge Semprun's "Literature or Life," winner of the 1997 French-American Foundation Translation Prize. Playwright, critic, essayist, and novelist Edouard Glissant is the author of "The Fourth Century" (Nebraska 2001).

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