Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America by Barry Holstun Lopez | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America

Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America

by Barry Holstun Lopez
     
 

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Prankster, warrior, seducer, fool – Old Man Coyote is the most enduring legend in Native American culture. Crafty and cagey – often the victim of his own magical intrigues and lusty appetites – he created the earth and man, scrambled the stars and first brought fire . . . and death. Barry Lopez – National Book Award-winning author of Arctic

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Prankster, warrior, seducer, fool – Old Man Coyote is the most enduring legend in Native American culture. Crafty and cagey – often the victim of his own magical intrigues and lusty appetites – he created the earth and man, scrambled the stars and first brought fire . . . and death. Barry Lopez – National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams and recipient of the John Burroughs Medal for his bestselling masterwork Of Wolves and Men – has collected sixty-eight tales from forty-two tribes, and brings to life a timeless myth that abounds with sly wit, erotic adventure, and rueful wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449451103
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
06/25/2013
Series:
Backlist eBook Program
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
186
Sales rank:
918,040
File size:
678 KB

Meet the Author

Barry Lopez is the author of eight previous works of fiction and six works of nonfiction. His stories and essays appear regularly in "Harper's, The Paris Review, Orion," and the "Georgia Review." In addition to the National Book Award, he is the recipient of an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim, Lannan, and National Science foundations. He lives in western Oregon.

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