Atalanta, the Fastest Runner in the World

Atalanta, the Fastest Runner in the World

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Retells the story of Atalanta, who was abandoned as a baby and later rejected society's expectations of women and became a hunter and a runner

Firefly Books Ltd

This powerful story is a retelling of the classic Greek myth about the intervention of the goddess Artemis in the life of a young woman. Atalanta, the great hunter and runner, when forced to choose a husband, insists that any man who wishes to wed her must first defeat her in a race -- or die by her hand.

Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, c1995
ISBN: 9781550374636
Branch Call Number: YS 398.21 GAL
Characteristics: 75 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Cousineau, Normand


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