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Roger Abrahams

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Roger D. Abrahams is a former president of the American Folklore Society. Among his most recent books are African Folktales (also availabe in Pantheon paperback), After Africa (with John Szwed, and Singing the Master.

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African American Folktales
Stories from Black Traditions in the New World
Written by Roger Abrahams


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $18.99

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African American Folktales
Stories from Black Traditions in the New World
Written by Roger Abrahams


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: January 9, 1999
Price: $19.95

From the canefields of the ante-bellum South, the villages of the Caribbean islands, and the streets of contemporary inner cities, here are more than one hundred tales from an "incredibly rich and affirmative storytelling tradition" --Choice.Full of life, wisdom, and humor, these tales range from wiley tricksters to the creation of... Read more >
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African Folktales

Written by Roger Abrahams


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: August 12, 1983
Price: $18.95

Selected and Retold by Roger D. Abrahams.  This collection of nearly 100 stories illuminates a vast and ancient tradition of storytelling across the African continent. Out of the deep forest and the broad savannah, from the campsites, kraals, and villages of over forty tribes, the voices of the storytellers weave imaginative myths... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

African Folktales

Written by Roger Abrahams


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $14.99

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