The Price Of Three Stories: Rare Folktales From Japan by Fran StallingsThe Price Of Three Stories: Rare Folktales From Japan by Fran Stallings

The Price Of Three Stories: Rare Folktales From Japan

byFran Stallings, Hiroko Fujita

Paperback | August 1, 2015

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“This delightful compendium of short, savory, and highly tellable tales embodies the beliefs and folkways of rural Japan—specifically the area most impacted by the recent tsunami and nuclear disaster. It adds immeasurably to our insight into that endangered world.”

—Joseph Sobol, Ph.D., director, ETSU Storytelling Graduate Program


Hiroko Fujita is a traditional ohanashi obaasan (storytelling grandma). She spent her childhood in the rural mountain town of Miharu in Fukushima Prefecture, where she heard hundreds of ancient folktales from village elders. A graduate of Japan Women's University who was an early childhood education for five decades, she now travels Ja...
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Title:The Price Of Three Stories: Rare Folktales From JapanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:August 1, 2015Publisher:Parkhurst Brothers Publishers IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1624910610

ISBN - 13:9781624910616

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“A wide array of Japanese tales is collected and presented here by Fujita and Stallings, who  weave their magic through helpful interpretative notes. Engaging story elements both seen and unseen, natural and spiritual drive their narratives.”