Books tagged: oral tradition

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The Rome Gospel
Series: Exegetical Histories. Pre-release—available September 1, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,980. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the aftermath of the Fire of Rome, Yohanan, also called Mark, decides to leave the city. But first he must become a servant of the word by learning the account of Jesus. To do this he spends time with one of the last eyewitnesses remaining in Rome, a woman named Junia. The process stirs up memories of his childhood, the failures of his adult life, and of a horrible, dark night in Jerusalem.
Hound and Key
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Key has lived her entire life in captivity, forced to use her magic to kill the enemies of Ariadne, an ageless woman with powerful magic of her own. Key knows she and Ariadne are both members of the Hand of the Gods, five souls reborn through the ages, but Key remembers none of her past lives. She chafes against Ariadne's control, and longs to escape to lead a life of her own.
The Age of Locust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
THE AGE OF LOCUST is a cultural essay about locust invasions in Colombia during the twentieth century. The biblical plague was a scourge to agriculture. It caused a great economic impact. The task of combating it was a civic and government work. Several programs were launched by the State to definitively eradicate it.
I Want to Fly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I WANT TO FLY tells the story of a peasant woman who accidentally discovers she has the ability to be a witch. At first, she refuses to admit it. Then, the circumstances of life take her to want to be a witch. She performs the ritual to fly. Since then, her life changed.
The Clavicle of Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book brings together two tales and one cultural essayThis book brings together two tales, which won second prize in literary contests of 1993, Colombia. it is included essays named "The Natural Storyteller," which was read in 1995 at the Meeting of Storytellers in Medellin, Colombia.
The Imaginary of Exaggeration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Essay on the oral tradition as a generator of cultural products
Red Thunder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,400. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Steeped in authentic cultural traditions and spiritual beliefs, this rich and wonderful historical novel follows the times and trials of a family band of the Schi’tsu’umsh Indians, now called the Coeur d’Alene Tribe in northern Idaho. Through a boy named Sun Bear and his sister, Rainbow Girl, the band’s oral stories are told as it struggles to hold onto what is precious and sacred about life.
The Story Collector
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 36,640. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A book of retold folk-tales, by Carnegie Medal winning author, Susan Price. Everybody has a story. Sergeant Lamb, an old soldier who fought at Waterloo, tells of a soldier how found his way to Heaven and God’s chair… In Paradise, the Virgin Mary pours the tea and says, ‘I went to the garden to pick a bit of thyme – I’ve told my tale, now thee tell thine!’ Everybody has a story.
The Birth of Kainu (Fargoer Short Stories, #0)
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
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This is a mythic poem telling the story of the origins of Kainu people and the world of Fargoer. Fargoer is a novel set in the mythic far north.
Witch's Runes - The Nine Children of the Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by Yvonne Harbin - Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
In centuries past, men came to steal knowledge & power from healers, cunningfolk & midwives & use it to enslave & disempower common folk, healers turned to storytelling to hand down the knowledge of ages. Oral Tradition became more creative! A wealth of knowledge lies within lyrical lessons & bard-song lore. Listen as a 5th gen Traditional Herbalist shares a modern example of an ancient tradition.