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The Proud Maiden, Tungak, and the sun

a Russian Eskimo tale

by Mirra Ginsburg

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore

  • About the Edition

    A Russian Eskimo tale explaining why the sun shines on the tundra for part of the year.

    Edition Notes

    Based on Gordai͡a︡ devushka, Tungak i solnt͡s︡e.

    Other titlesGordai͡a︡ devushka, Tungak i solnt͡s︡e.
    Statementretold by Mirra Ginsburg. Illustrated by Igor Galanin
    ContributionsGalanin, I., illus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.G455 Pr
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24754087M
    ISBN 100027362604
    LC Control Number73019060

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