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Some Folk Say: Stories of Life, Death, & Beyond

Gignoux, Jone Hughes

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ISBN 10: 0966716809 / ISBN 13: 9780966716801
Editorial: Foulke Tale Pub Co,, New York 1998, 1998
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hardcover, small quarto, first edition,1998, signed and inscribed by the author on the title page "For Kathy-- May your journey be filled with adventure Jane Hughes Gignoux", color illustrations by Stephan Daigle, 145 pages, fine condition in a fine dust jacket, stories and poems suitable for all ages from around the world dealing with the subject of death. N° de ref. de la librería 2467

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Título: Some Folk Say: Stories of Life, Death, & ...

Editorial: Foulke Tale Pub Co,, New York 1998

Año de publicación: 1998

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Gignoux, who has spent 12 years as a play therapist with pediatric HIV patients at Harlem Hospital, has gathered stories and folktales that attempt to reconcile the human spirit to both the inevitability and the naturalness of death. Tales are included from cultures as diverse as ancient Greece and the Hausa of West Africa as well as from time periods as varied as medieval Ireland and the Grimm Brothers' Germany of the 1800s. The collection is divided into sections entitled "Origins of Death," "Balancing Life and Death," "Lessons for Life," "After Death," and "Reconciliation with Death." Each story is accompanied by commentary from the author, incorporating relevant cultural background, related incidents from the author's life, and questions intended to stimulate thinking about death. Appropriate for independent reading by middle and upper elementary students, this could also be a valuable resource for educators, grief therapists, and physicians.?Katherine K. Koenig, Ellis Sch., Greensburg, PA
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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