Anansi, the spider man
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Anansi, the spider man Jamaican folk tales by Philip Manderson Sherlock

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Published by T.Y. Crowell in New York .
Written in English


  • Folk literature, Jamaican.

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Edition Notes


Statementtold by Philip M. Sherlock ; illustrated by Marcia Brown.
ContributionsBrown, Marcia.
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18566975M

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