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The monkey"s haircut, and other stories told by the Maya

by John Bierhorst

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mayas -- Folklore.,
  • Mayas -- Folklore.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 149-152.

    Statementedited by John Bierhorst; illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker.
    ContributionsParker, Robert Andrew, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1435.3.F6 B53 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2546587M
    ISBN 100688042694
    LC Control Number85028471
    OCLC/WorldCa12944753

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