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in folklore, sea-dwelling creature commonly represented as having the head and body of a woman and a fishtail instead of legs. Belief in mermaids, and in their counterpart, mermen, has existed since earliest times.
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It's odd, however, that the merman looks a lot like the aquatic Abe Sapien, who was played by Jones twice in the 'Hellboy' films that Del Toro directed in the last decade.
Elisa becomes emotionally attached to the merman, using sign language and music as a crude yet effective form of communication.
Certain to be an highly prized addition to community and academic library Literary Fiction collections, it should be noted for personal reading lists that "The Merman" is also available in a Kindle edition ($9.99).
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The illustrations pick up the underwater theme, and hint at the strangeness of the merman without slavishly following the factual description which is given in the text.
Synopsis: How many people can count among their closest friends Ethel Merman (the Queen of Broadway), Mother Teresa (beatified by the Vatican in October, 2003), Lee Lehman, (wife of Robert Lehman, head of Lehman Brothers), Pierre Cardin (legendary couturier and major show-business force in Europe), and many others?
But one day in rehearsal Ethel Merman crossed it out for the line everybody now knows: "Sing out, Louise!"
In the title story, "The Merman's Prayer," a man steals a large sum of money from his employer and escapes to a seaside town to hide.
BORN KATE Moss, UK model, 1974, above SADE, UK-based soul singer, 1959 ETHEL Merman, US actress, 1908 DIED TED Cassidy, US TV actor, 1979 MA Barker, US criminal, 1935 CAROLE Lombard, US actress, 1942, above
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