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THE INLAND WHALE : Nine Stories Retold from California by  Foreword)  Theodora; (Oliver La Farge - Paperback - First Edition, 6th Printing - 1959 - from 100 POCKETS and Biblio.com

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THE INLAND WHALE : Nine Stories Retold from California

by Kroeber, Theodora; (Oliver La Farge, Foreword)

Condition: Very Good/None as Issued


Berkeley, CA: Univ of California Press, 1959. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated soft cover/VG w/light edge rubs & faint creasings to front corners. Ethnologist Theodora Kroeber (1897 - 1979), wife of anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber (1876 - 1960) re-tells nine traditional tales of Nothern California Native Americans. The stories are thematically unified by containing within each tale is a portrait of a woman; they are: 1, The Inland Whale; 2, Loon Woman; 3, Butterfly Man; 4, Dance Mad; 5, Love Charm; 6, Umai; 7, About-the-House Girl; 8, Tesilya, Sun's Daughter; and, 9, The Man's Wife. Strong copy.. First Edition, 6th Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. Illus. by Joseph Crivy (Illustrator).


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