Fearless Inanna

Fearless Inanna

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set in ancient sumeria ca. 2800 bce, "fearless inanna" follows a young girl in her heroic journey around the ancient near east to rescue her parents from a dragon's curse that has turned them to stone. aided on her dangerous quest by an unlikely collection of allies-- most significantly the three goddesses sekhmet, durga, & ratu kidul, at the behest of her namesake, the goddess inanna-- the girl is prepared to meet her dragon through a series of experiences on the road-- including challenges from a highwayman, an ambitious prince, & a darkly mysterious & dangerous wizard. her final confrontation, with a dragon now grown enormous & terrifying, is not what she expects, the success of her quest tantalizingly uncertain. "fearless inanna" is an epic for teen readers of all ages. the novella includes original illustrations, map, & extensive glossary.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 13.97mm | 698.53g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508774390
  • 9781508774396

About Jonathan Schork

author of diversifolio (seastory press, 2004) with e.c.kasteen, jonathan schork is also an accomplished sculptor, painter, photographer, & musician. raised in new york state's catskill mountains by fred & carol schork, followed by a 25 year interlude in a solar house with late wife mary cooke hoeft on the wrong end of big torch key, florida, jonathan is strongly influenced by the natural world. his deep love of the english language is reflected in his decidedly formal, old-fashioned style, which he attributes to such literary influences as dinesen, kipling, dickens, & fitzgerald. "fearless inanna" is his second book.show more