The Coyote Road
Trickster TalesBook - 2007
Coyote. Anansi. Brer Rabbit. Trickster characters have long been a staple of folk literature-and are a natural choice for the overarching subject of acclaimed editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling's third "mythic" anthology. The Coyote Roadfeatures a remarkable range of authors, each with his or her fictional look at a trickster character. These authors include Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles), Charles de Lint (The Blue Girl), Ellen Klages (The Green Glass Sea), Kelly Link (Magic for Beginners), Patricia A. McKillip (Old Magic), and Jane Yolen. Terri Windling provides a comprehensive introduction to the trickster myths of the world, and the entire book is highlighted by the remarkable decorations of Charles Vess. The Coyote Roadis essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary fantastic fiction.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 2007.
Branch Call Number: 398. 2 COY
Characteristics: 523 p. : ill.
From Library Staff
If charming strangers with hazy motives intrigue you, this collection of trickster tales is perfect for keeping you off-balance and unsure.