Item description for The Girl Who Made Stars by Wilhelm Bleek, Lucy C. Lloyd & Gregory McNamee...
These beautiful and timeless stories from the African Bush were gathered more than a century ago and have touched thousands of readers ever since. The South African-born author, Sir Laurens van der Post, revered them and helped to make them known throughout the world. For this special new edition, Gregory McNamee has adapted the original nineteenth-century English translations to create modern versions of the stories for readers without a prior knowledge of the Bushman ways of life.
The stories in this book carry universal observations and truths and, with their historical and ethnographic roots in the African Bushman culture, they are fascinating and educational for readers and listeners of all ages. They bear powerful testimony to a desert people living at one with Nature.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2001
Publisher Daimon Verlag
ISBN 3856305998 ISBN13 9783856305994
Availability 0 units.
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