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Diane Wolkstein
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Diane Wolkstein travels throughout the world performing myths and folktales and giving workshops on storytelling. She is the author of twenty-one award-winning books of folklore, including the Sumerian epic Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth (with S. N. Kramer) and The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales. Wolkstein is the co-founder of the New York City Storytelling Center and the winner of the National Storytelling Award for Excellence.

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The Magic Orange Tree
and Other Haitian Folktales
Written by Diane Wolkstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: January 21, 1997
Price: $16.00

With a new Preface by Diane Wolkstein, and a new Foreword by Edwidge Danticat. This volume collects twenty-seven Haitian folktales and songs.  Wolkstein traveled the Haitian countryside in search of stories, then harvested a rich collection of tales, each of which is illuminated by introductory notes. From orange trees growing at the... Read more >
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