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The fire on the mountain, and other Ethiopian stories

by Courlander, Harold

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethiopia.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Ethiopia,
    • Folklore -- Ethiopia

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harold Courlander and Wolf Leslau. Illustrated by Robert W. Kane.
      ContributionsLeslau, Wolf, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR360.E8 C6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination141 p.
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6069035M
      LC Control Number50007265
      OCLC/WorldCa1403959

      Fiction Excerpt 1: The Fire on the Mountain (an Ethiopian folk tale) People say that in the old days in the city of Addis Ababa, there was a young man by the name of Arha. He had come as a boy from the country of Guragé, and in the city he became the servant of a rich merchant, Haptom Hasei. Fire on the Mountain Jane Kurtz, Author, E. B. Lewis, Author, E. B. Lewis, Illustrator Simon & Schuster $15 (1p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

      Edward Abbey was a hero to environmentalists and rebels of every stripe. With Fire on the Mountain, this literary giant of the New West gave readers a powerful, moving, and enduring tale that gloriously celebrates the undying spirit of American individualism. This fiftieth anniversary edition, with an introduction by historian Douglas Brinkley, reminds readers of Abbey's powerful conviction 4/5(4).   Buy a cheap copy of Fire on the Mountain book by Jane Kurtz. Challenged by his master to spend a bitter-cold night alone in the mountains, an Ethiopian boy bets his future that he will succeed. And he does, warmed only by the Free shipping over $/5(5).

      Ethiopia Children's Books Fire on the Mountain by Jane Kurtz, E.B. Lewis "A children's book recounting the airlift of Ethiopian Jews to Israel in the 's. Ages " (Adoption Advocates International) Order Book via Amazon (Out of Print) When the World Began: Stories . The Fire on the Mountain and Other Ethiopian Stories (with Wolf Leslau), , People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians, , , The Tiger's Whisker and Other Tales from Asia and the Pacific, , Terrapin's Pot of Sense, , The Piece of Fire and Other Haitian Tales, , Alma mater: University of Michigan.


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The Fire on the Mountain, and Other Stories from Ethiopia and Eritrea (An Owlet Book) Paperback – April 1, by Harold Courlander (Author), Wolf Leslau (Author), Robert Kane (Illustrator) & 0 more out of 5 stars 3 ratingsCited by: 2.

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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A distinguished collection of /5. Ancient land of Ethiopia -- Fire on the mountain -- Donkey who sinned -- Woodcutter of Gura -- Goats who killed the leopard -- Jackal's lawsuit -- Contrary woman -- Messenger donkey -- Hero of Adi Nifas -- Judgment of the wind -- Goat well -- Dinner with the Tota -- Justice -- Game board -- How Abunawas was exhiled -- Marriage of the mouse -- Tecle's goat -- Storyteller -- Ojje Ben Onogh Pages: Try the new Google Books.

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Wonderful, elegant retelling of the original Ethiopian folktale. As always, Lewis' illustrations are breathtaking and inspiring. While the subtraction of the boy's friends retracted a little bit of the fantasy for me, the addition of the boy's sister as a major element to this beautiful story turned out to /5.

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Challenged by his master to spend a bitter-cold night alone in the mountains, an Ethiopian boy bets his future that he will succeed. And he does, warmed only by the sight of a distant fire. Upon his return, when his master claims a false victory, the boy and his sister decide to outfox the rich man at his own game.

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The Fire On The Mountain-Retold By Harold Courlander and Wolf Leslau For young reader or for people like me short stories. The Fire On The Mountain-Retold By Harold Courlander and Wolf Leslau under the watchful eyes of the other servants, to the top of Mount Sululta.

There, as night fell, Arha removed his clothes and stood in the damp. While this is an Ethiopian story, it carried universal significance. Told at an IBBY Congress by noted Austrian writer Heinz Janisch, it inspired the highly regarded Mexican illustrator, Fabricio VandenBroeck, also attending the congress as a Mexican IBBY Honour Book nominee and finalist in the Utopia contest.5/5(1).

FIRE on the MOUNTAIN A Folk Tale of Ethiopia. A story goes that in the ancient days of Ethiopia, the young boy Arha made his way out of the fertile country of Guraghe to find employment in the city of Addis Ababa. Many, many miles he traveled from his home on foot.

Past fields of Ensete, the ‘false banana’ plant whose roots sustained his. The Fire on the Mountain and Other Ethiopian Stories Harold Courlander Wolf Lesau Robert Kane /5 (16 ratings).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: The ancient land of Ethiopia --The fire on the mountain --The donkey who sinned --The woodcutter of Gura --The goats who killed the leopard --The jackal's lawsuit --The contrary woman --The messenger donkey --The hero of Adi Nifas --The judgement of the wind --The goat well --Dinner.

The Fire on the Mountain and other Ethiopian Stories Courlander & W. Leslau Harari Riddles Rassegna Di Studi Etiopici, Vol. XXIX 82 Wolf Leslau Some Records of Ethiopia second series no.

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The Fire On the Mountain, and Other Ethiopian Stories. New York: Henry Holt and Company. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Courlander, Harold,Wolf, Leslau and Robert W. Kane, The Fire On the Mountain, and Other Ethiopian Stories.

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The fire on the mountain, and other Ethiopian stories Author: Harold Courlander ; Wolf Leslau ; Robert W Kane ; Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. All about The Fire on the Mountain and Other Ethiopian Stories by Harold Courlander. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Harold Courlander, Wolf Leslau.by Jane Kurtz Publisher and date: Simon and Schuster, genre: folktale age/ grade:ages Synopsis: from Challenged by his master to spend a bitter-cold night alone in the mountains, an Ethiopian boy bets his future that he will succeed.

And he does, warmed only by the sight of a distant fire. When his.Buy The fire on the mountain: and other Ethiopian stories by Harold Courlander, Wolf Leslau, Robert W. Kane online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - .