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Ready-to-Tell Tales: Sure-Fire Stories from America's Favorite Storytellers
     

Ready-to-Tell Tales: Sure-Fire Stories from America's Favorite Storytellers

by David Hold, Bill Mooney
 

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Anyone who has watched a master storyteller mesmerize an audience without benefit of set, props, or musical score, has wondered, "How do they do that?" The trick, this anthology tells us, is in the material. And each of the 40 contributors should know. They are some of America's most popular storytellers, each of them sharing a story guaranteed to work in front of

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Anyone who has watched a master storyteller mesmerize an audience without benefit of set, props, or musical score, has wondered, "How do they do that?" The trick, this anthology tells us, is in the material. And each of the 40 contributors should know. They are some of America's most popular storytellers, each of them sharing a story guaranteed to work in front of the most demanding audience. In addition to a delightful story, each teller has included tips for unlocking the story and telling it in performance. This multicultural collection includes stories from Africa, India, ancient Greece, Egypt, Japan, the British Isles, Mexico, Thailand, as well as the African-American, Cajun, Appalachian, Jewish, and native American oral traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874833812
Publisher:
August House Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
American Storytelling Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
265,065
Product dimensions:
10.72(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

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