The Little People of Oakcreek

A Modern Fairy Tale and Other Modern Tales, Fairy Tales, and Personal Recollections Inspired by Traveling the World and by Looking Around, Listening to What Others Have to Say

by Brigitta Gisella Geltrich-Ludgate



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/23/2016

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 262
ISBN : 9781514485972
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 262
ISBN : 9781514485989
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 262
ISBN : 9781514485965

About the Book

This book consists of forty-four tales or fairy tales or recollections of the author or of others the author spoke to or listened to. It deals with modern-day fairy tales, most of which are more for an older child or adult reader than for little children.

About the Author

Brigitta Gisella Geltrich-Ludgate studied anthropology—cultural, physical, archaeology, and linguistics—at the University of Arizona. She did her student teaching on an Indian reservation. For her PhD studies, she pursued a degree in Germanic linguistics and Germanic folklore at the University of California–Berkley and at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She has published academic articles and poetry in numerous magazines, has presented papers of anthropological nature at a variety of academic conferences, and is the author of Tales and Bedtime Stories, The Muddy Little Bell, The Lucia Rider, Stepping through Time (a poetic rendition), Fathers Can Be Good Dads (a novel), Dance around the Treasure Box, and Two Summers of Adjustment. She is currently working on a couple of novelettes entitled “Out of Balance,” a selection of poetry: “Through a Lifetime Part I: Poetry in German,” “Through a Lifetime Part II: Poetry in English,” and memoires: “There Were Many of Us on Three Continents—Memoirs of Brigitta Gisella Geltrich-Ludgate.”