Harold Courlander


As a young man, Harold Courlander (1908-1996) took a trip to Haiti with the intention of doing research for a novel. He discovered his lifelong passion, anthropology, which led him to further travels and research into Native Americans, Asians, Indians, and numerous African tribes. He preserved the history of these people in his many books of folklore and history.

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The Cow-Tail Switch

Harold Courlander and George Herzog; Illustrated by Madye Lee Chastain
Square Fish

17 stories make up this unique collection of folktales brought to life by illustrations throughout the text.

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