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The Odyssey

Geraldine McCaughream

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ISBN 10: 1562884336 / ISBN 13: 9781562884338
Published by Checkerboard Press, NewYork, NY., 1993
Used Condition: Fine - Hardcover
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Wonderful and exciting hardcover of the Odyssey with beautiful watercolor illustrations by Victor Ambrus. The oversize book (8 & 3/8 x 11 & 1/4 inches), has stiff green boards with gilt titles on the binding. The condition is Fine - with only some 'frosting' on the 6 extremity points. Whsitle-clean and unmarked , inside and out. May be unread or read with extreme care, like new. End-papers are 2 page spread illustrated maps of Odysseus' wanderings. Bookseller Inventory # 001177

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Title: The Odyssey

Publisher: Checkerboard Press, NewYork, NY.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Vctor G. Ambrus

Book Condition:Fine -

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The epic journey of Odysseus, the hero of Ancient Greece... After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy and sets sail for home. But his voyage takes another ten years and he must face many dangers - Polyphemus the greedy one-eyed giant, Scylla the six-headed sea monster and even the wrath of the gods themselves - before he is reunited with his wife and son. Brilliantly retold by award-winning author, Geraldine McCaughrean.

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After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy and sets sail for home. But his voyage takes another ten years and he must face many dangers--Polyphemus, the greedy one-eyed giants, Scylla, the six-headed sea monster, and even the wrath of the gods themselves--before he is reunited with his wife and son.

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