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Witch? Sorceress? Daughter of Satan? Thief? Saint? Born in 1794, Marie Laveau reigned as the undisputed Queen of the Voodoos for nearly a century. Her beauty and powers were legendary, and caused her to be the subject of wild gossip throughout her life. She passed on her secrets to a favorite daughter, who helped her dominate the underworld of voodoo in New Orleans. It is an absorbing tale, and the emotional undertones, the conflicts in her human relations, the overwhelming loneliness of her position, all come through the story of a strange life. Kirkus Reviews The author creates a vivid, haunting atmosphere, which (like Marie's arts) holds the reader in spell. . . . an intriguing novel that is competently mounted and exceedingly well executed. New York Times

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Witch? Sorceress? Daughter of Satan? Thief? Saint? Born in 1794, Marie Laveau reigned as the undisputed Queen of the Voodoos for nearly a century. Her beauty and powers were legendary, and caused her to be the subject of wild gossip throughout her life. She passed on her secrets to a favorite daughter, who helped her dominate the underworld of voodoo in New Orleans.

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"Exceedingly well executed". New York Times<P>Accused of unspeakable crimes by some and regarded as almost saintly by others, Marie Laveau, Queen of the Voodoos, is considered to have been the most important voodooienne ever to ply her trade.

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ISBN:
9780882893327
Author:
Tallant, Robert
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company
Location:
Gretna, La. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
New Orleans (La.)
Subject:
Afro-American women
Subject:
Horror
Subject:
Voodooism
Subject:
Laveau, Marie
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Afro-American women -- Fiction.
Subject:
Mambos
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
Horror - General
Edition Description:
Pelican paperback ed.
Series:
[Pelican pouch series]
Series Volume:
no. 74
Publication Date:
19840331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.04x4.27x.65 in. .53 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Witch? Sorceress? Daughter of Satan? Thief? Saint? Born in 1794, Marie Laveau reigned as the undisputed Queen of the Voodoos for nearly a century. Her beauty and powers were legendary, and caused her to be the subject of wild gossip throughout her life. She passed on her secrets to a favorite daughter, who helped her dominate the underworld of voodoo in New Orleans.
"Synopsis" by , "Exceedingly well executed". New York Times<P>Accused of unspeakable crimes by some and regarded as almost saintly by others, Marie Laveau, Queen of the Voodoos, is considered to have been the most important voodooienne ever to ply her trade.
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