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Author Bryson, Bernarda.

Title Gilgamesh : man's first story / written and illustrated by Bernarda Bryson.

Publication Info. Sacremento, CA : Pied Piper Press, 2012.
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 Naper Blvd. Teen Fiction  TEEN BRYSON    AVAILABLE
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Description 98 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Summary A retelling of the ancient legend of Gilgamesh, part god part man, whose wanderings and adventures in search of his faithful companion Enkidu provide the source for later mythological and religious epics.
Contents Pt. 1. The temper of the gods. Uruk-of-the-walls ; The luring of Enkidu ; The first dream ; The terrible battle between Gilgamesh and Enkidu ; The monster Humbaba ; The wooing of Ishtar ; The bull of heaven ; The vengeance of Ishtar -- pt. 2. The wanderings of Gilgamesh. The scorpion men ; Sabitu ; How Gilgamesh crossed the bitter river ; Utnapishtim ; The secret of Utnapishtim ; The magic weed ; Gilgamesh at last finds Enkidu -- In explanation -- About the pictures.
Awards Book Award: Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, 1968
Subject Gilgamesh (Legendary character) -- Legends.
Genre Young adult fiction.
ISBN 9781477589861
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