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Jasmine and coconuts : South Indian tales

Presents a collection of stories from South India; features basic information about the history, arts, and lifestyles of the region; and includes discussion of storytelling techniques, as well as profiles of several tellers
Print Book, English, 1999
Libraries Unlimited, Englewood, Colo., 1999
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xvi, 172 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 26 cm.
9781563085765, 1563085763
Map of South India
1. Welcome to South India
2. Glimpses of South Indian telling
3. Value of simplicity, problem of greed
4. Devotion and faith
5. Respect for family and elders
6. Hospitality and friendship
7. Hard work and study
8. Heroes and inspiration
9. Wit and humor