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The River Goddess (Tales of Heaven & Earth S.) 1 edition

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The River Goddess (Tales of Heaven & Earth S.)

Published September 29, 1994 by Moonlight Publishing London 1994, Gallimard Jeunesse Paris 1993, Kaufmann -Klett Germany 1994, Zwijsen Holland 1994 .

About the Book

In this book a mother tells her daughter about the mythology of the Goddess Ganga and how she descended from the heavens on earth to flow as the River Ganges in India.
This book has been published in English, French (La Déesse qui devint Fleuve - Gallimard Jeunesse, Paris, 1993), Dutch ( Een Godin Wordt Een Rivier -Zwijsen, Hollande 1994) and German (Die Göttin, die sich in einen Fluss verwandelt -Kaufmann-Klett, Allemagne 1994).
The author Vijay Singh is a well-known writer, film-maker and screenplay writer living in Paris, France. Some of his other works are the books Jaya Ganga, In Search of the River Goddess (also published in French as "Jaya Ganga, Le Gange et son Double", Ramsay) , Whirlpool of Shadows (Jonathan Cape, also published in French as "Tourbillon d'ombres", Ramsay) and La Nuit Poignardée (Flammarion), and the films One Dollar Curry and Jaya Ganga (Jaya, Fille du Gange).

First Sentence

Preface : The beauty of man is often the child that lives on in him. Chapter 1: It was a breathtaking sight. Chapitre 1 (French version): Cela se passe en Inde, dans l'Himalaya, cette immense chaîne montagneuse dont les sommets sont les plus élevés du monde, et dont le nom signifie "la demeure des neiges."

Edition Notes

Story, Fiction, Narrative, Childrens book

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Number of pages
9.2 x 7.6 x 0.4 inches
9.9 ounces

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