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The Girl Who Married A Lion ***SIGNED***

Alexander McCall Smith

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ISBN 10: 0375423125 / ISBN 13: 9780375423123
Published by Pantheon Books, NY, 2004
Condition: As New Hardcover
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First American Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, by author on the FULL title page. Unread As New book in Fine dust jacket. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in protective clear wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 003505

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Title: The Girl Who Married A Lion ***SIGNED***

Publisher: Pantheon Books, NY

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Hannah Firmin

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author on Full Title Page

Edition: 1st American Edition, 1st Printing.

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Synopsis:

Gathered here is a beguiling selection of folktales from Zimbabwe and Botswana as retold by the best-selling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. This treasury contains most of the stories previously collected in Children of Wax and seven new tales from the Setswana-speaking people of Botswana.

A girl discovers that her young husband might actually be a lion in disguise, but not before they have two sons who might actually be cubs . . . When a child made of wax follows his curiosity outside into the heat of daylight and melts, his siblings shape him into a bird with feathers made of leaves that enable him to fly into the light . . . Talking hyenas, milk-giving birds, clever cannibals who nonetheless get their comeuppance, and mysterious forces that reside in the landscape—these wonderful fables bring us the wealth, the variety, and the particular magic of traditional African lore.

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From the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

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