The Resource A mermaid's tale: : a personal search for love and lore, Amanda Adams, (electronic resource)

A mermaid's tale: : a personal search for love and lore, Amanda Adams, (electronic resource)

Label
A mermaid's tale: : a personal search for love and lore
Title
A mermaid's tale:
Title remainder
a personal search for love and lore
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Adams
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the seas of antiquity to the city streets of today, A Mermaid's Tale explores the myth and meanings of the mermaid. Beginning with Melusina, the bathing mermaid par excellence, Amanda Adams goes on to describe the seductive sirens and their honeyed songs, the powerful Arctic sea goddess Sedna, and the long-haired rusalki or Russian lore, among other legendary mermaids. As she tells their stories, she also expresses a love of the mermaid that surely no sea-bound sailor could ever match. Grounded in cultural anthropology, folklore studies, and intellectual rigor, A Mermaid's Tale also draws on literature, poetry, and mythology for its insights. It is a book filled with depth and detail as it describes Adam's swim through the ocean of her own life in search of the unusual, the beautiful, and the perfectly extraordinary
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1976-
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Adams, Amanda
Dewey number
398.21
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Mermaids
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A mermaid's tale: : a personal search for love and lore, Amanda Adams, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11811189
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11811189
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11811189
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11811189
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A mermaid's tale: : a personal search for love and lore, Amanda Adams, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11811189
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11811189
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11811189
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11811189
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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