Cow-Tail Switch

Cow-Tail Switch

And Other West African Stories

by Harry Courlander, George Herzog
Reissue, ©2008, ISBN: 9780312380069
Trade Paperback, 160 pages
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Historical Setting: West Africa

The stories of West Africa are about men and animals, about kings, warriors, and hunters. They tell about clever people and stupid people, about good ones and bad ones, about how things and animals got to be how they are. Sometimes they are just tall tales. There are stories about Frog, Rabbit, Turtle, Guinea Fowl, and all the other animals that West Africans know. Some of the stories make you think. Some make you laugh. Here are some of the stories of the people of the forests, the seacoast, the hills, and the plains. The people of West Africa give them to you.

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