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By Gregory McNamee,Luis Alberto Urrea

ISBN-10: 1555661904

ISBN-13: 9781555661908

now we have constantly enjoyed turtles, and we've frequently suspected
them of loving us. A international of Turtles, which gathers literary
sightings of turtles over again and again and plenty of cultures, celebrates the
long-standing position of those creatures within the human imagination.

All via our background now we have attributed tremendously anthropomorphic
values to turtlesas this anthology will ascertain. clever, droll,
bright, cautious, accountable, severe, and sensible are evoked, yet also,
somehow, noble, steadfast, loving. Turtles are consistent symbols of
strength, endurance, patience, and lengthy lifestyles. but, for us, from
childhood via maturity, they're perpetual assets of enjoyment as

With writings from Aesop to Melville, and folklore from the Abenaki to
the Wagarra, A global of Turtles is an anthology of literary,
folkloric, and clinical choices approximately turtles and tortoises,
compiled from old, glossy, and modern resources. It seems to be at
these loved creatures from each attainable human perspective,
revealing them (and us) of their many guises.

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