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 - Jessica - Goodreads
I don't enjoy short stories collections very much, but I love reading folklore and myth. These were stories I'd never heard and they were well told. Quick read. Read full review
Review: The Inland Whale: Nine Stories Retold from California Indian LegendsUser Review - Mike - 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. Read full review