The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon: Siberian Folk Tales

The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon: Siberian Folk Tales
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ISBN10: 
0940793652
ISBN13: 
9780940793651
Published: 
March 1st 1991 by Interlink Publishing Group
Rating: 
3.7

Rich in cultural significance, each title in this bestselling series includes a collection of 20 to 30 tales together with an introduction and a historical overview that give the reader compelling insights into the culture, the folk literature, and the lives of the people in the region.

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