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Dendel, Esther Warner 1910-2002

Overview
Works: 20 works in 150 publications in 7 languages and 5,172 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Handbooks and manuals  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Esther Warner Dendel
You cannot unsneeze a sneeze, and other tales from Liberia by Esther Warner Dendel( )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 40 Liberian folk stories gleaned by Dendel while she lived in Liberia with her husband between 1941 and 1944. The stories are recounted here as they were told; in pidgin English, the one language common to the various peoples who told the stories
New song in a strange land by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in 4 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiences of the author during her sojourn among the natives on a rubber plantation in Liberia
African fabric crafts : sources of African design and technique by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides numerous examples of decorative articles and clothing including a caftan inspired by a museum piece, a hanging sculpture utilizing a rice bat weaving technique etc
Needleweaving ... easy as embroidery by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces a new kind of pick-up needlework. The traditional loom has been supplanted by a simple piece of cardboard and a curved needle. Artistic and useful woven objects can be produced as easily and as quickly as embroidered pieces. Includes illustrated instructions for the readily available tools and patterns and design suggestions
The basic book of fingerweaving by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to fingerweave to create many exciting projects. Primitive weaving, braiding and plaiting techniques to make everything from pigtails to ponchos
The crossing fee; a story of life in Liberia by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

11 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells the story of how Esther Warner went to live with the Mano tribe, many days' journey into Liberia, and of her return there twenty years later
The basic book of twining by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple delineation of the weaving techniques for twisting wefts around warps, stressing proper hand motions and presenting a variety of projects for practicing and utilizing skills
Seven days to Lomaland by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in 5 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art: an everyday experience by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

6 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's aim "is to help you become intensely alive through artistic activity". She offers suggestions for experiments with various materials and for collecting, arranging, etc
Designing from nature : a source book for artists and craftsmen by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial by sasswood by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

29 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of trial by ordeal in a Liberian jungle village exposes the crisis threatening a mission-educated African boy, torn between the values of the "whites" and the deep instincts of his tribe
The silk-cotton tree by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

20 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauty and the human spirit : the legacy of Harriet and Vetta Goldstein by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au pays des Lomas ("Seven days to Lomaland"). Roman traduit de l'anglais par Emy Molinié by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indigo : a folktale from Liberia by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesthetics and the quality of life by Esther Warner Dendel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Au pays des Lomas by Esther Warner Dendel( Book )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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You cannot unsneeze a sneeze, and other tales from Liberia
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Alternative Names
Dendel, Esther W.

Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-

Sietmann Esther

Warner Dendel, Esther 1910-

Warner Esther

Warner, Esther Dendel 1910-

Warner, Esther S. 1910-

Warner, Esther Sietmann

Warner, Esther Sietmann 1910-

Warner, Esther Sietmann 1910-2002

Languages
English (124)

German (10)

French (5)

Dutch (4)

Danish (3)

Swedish (1)

Norwegian (1)