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The Alligator and the Sun Peter Halder

The Alligator and the Sun

Peter Halder

Published June 2nd 2014
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The Alligator and the Sun and other rainforest talesNine captivating tales, which weave a tapestry of the unbelievable and fascinating ancient rainforest lore of the Amerindians of Guyana on South Americas Caribbean coast.In the title tale, the Alligator outwits the Sun and pays the price with scars on his body.The two sons of the Sun find witchcraft and adventure in tales, The Twins Revenge on the Tiger and Why the Forest Toad Has Bumps.The Piai or Medicine Man plies his trade in the stories The Dream and The Revenge of the Piai.In the The Yawarri and the Tortoise the yawarri (an opossum) tries to outsmart a tortoise which it dislikes but finds itself outwitted in the end.