The Inland Whale: Nine Stories Retold from California Indian Legends

The Inland Whale: Nine Stories Retold from California Indian Legends

by Theodora Kroeber
     
 

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Nine tales, selected and retold here by anthropologist and author Theodora Kroeber for the adult general-interest reader. The new foreword by her son, Karl Kroeber, provides context about the author's methods and describes his own personal connection to the stories themselves.

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Nine tales, selected and retold here by anthropologist and author Theodora Kroeber for the adult general-interest reader. The new foreword by her son, Karl Kroeber, provides context about the author's methods and describes his own personal connection to the stories themselves.

Editorial Reviews

After The Inland Whale was first published in 1959, readers and critics united in their praise of its Theodora Kroeber's transparent retelling of nine California Indian legends. This edition contains a new foreword by Karl Kroeber, the author's son.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520246935
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/05/2005
Edition description:
First Edition, With a New Foreword by Karl Kroeber
Pages:
212
Sales rank:
1,167,360
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Theodora Kroeber (1897-1979) was a noted anthropologist and also the author of Ishi in Two Worlds (California). Karl Kroeber, son of Theodora Kroeber, is Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and coeditor of Ishi in Three Centuries (2002).

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