Asian Tales and Tellers (Paperback)
In this abundant and kaleidoscopic collection, Spagnoli includes stories from Spagnoli includes stories from Japan, India, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Laos, Tibet, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Burma, and Nepal. After offering a brief look at modern Asian storytellers practicing traditional storytelling styles, she arranges the stories around dominant Asian themes such as harmony and friendship.
Cathy Spagnoli Bio: Cathy has been telling stories, writing books and researching Asian cultures since 1977. She has written 17 books, recorded a CD and several tapes, and written numerous articles in Asian and American journals. Generous grants from The Japan Foundation, The Korea Foundation, US State Department, Singapore's National Library, and other groups have helped support her work.