The Gift of Story

The Gift of Story

A Wise Tale About What Is Enough

Book - 1993
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Random House, Inc.
In this enchanting book, Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, author of WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES shares several small stories that, like Matriochka dolls, fit inside one another. Taken together, they are a moving testament to the enduring legacy of stories and to the triumph of love over loss. Dr. Estes masterfully blends the bitter and the sweet, the dark and the light, despair and hope, into a wonderful gift that illuminates and strengthens, a gift that will be cherished by all who receive it.

Baker & Taylor
A heartwarming story, perfect for the holidays, is beautifully rendered by the noted storyteller and Jungian analyst who brought readers Women Who Run with the Wolves. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Discusses the importance of oral narrative and storytelling in building a sense of community, using a European version of the tale made famous in O. Henry's "Gift of the Magi" as an example

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [1993]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780345388353
0345388356
Branch Call Number: 398.2 ESTES
Characteristics: 30 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Additional Contributors: McCurdy, Michael

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Feb 01, 2014

Boring , not what I expected it to be .

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