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By Gregory McNamee,Luis Alberto Urrea

now we have continually enjoyed turtles, and we've got frequently suspected
them of loving us. A global of Turtles, which gathers literary
sightings of turtles over repeatedly and plenty of cultures, celebrates the
long-standing position of those creatures within the human imagination.

All via our heritage now we have attributed enormously anthropomorphic
values to turtlesas this anthology will ascertain. clever, droll,
bright, cautious, in charge, critical, and sensible are evoked, yet also,
somehow, noble, steadfast, loving. Turtles are consistent symbols of
strength, persistence, persistence, and lengthy existence. but, for us, from
childhood via maturity, they're perpetual assets of pleasure as
well

With writings from Aesop to Melville, and folklore from the Abenaki to
the Wagarra, A global of Turtles is an anthology of literary,
folkloric, and medical decisions approximately turtles and tortoises,
compiled from old, sleek, and modern assets. It appears at
these adored creatures from each attainable human perspective,
revealing them (and us) of their many guises.

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