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Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica (P.S.)

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Based on acclaimed author Zora Neale Hurston's personal experiences in Haiti and Jamaica—where she participated as an initiate rather than just an observer during her visits in the 1930s—Tell My Horse is a fascinating firsthand account of the mysteries of Voodoo. An invaluable resource and remarkable guide to Voodoo practices, rituals, and beliefs, it is a travelogue into a dark, mystical world that offers a vividly authentic picture of ceremonies, customs, and superstitions.

About the Author

Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist whose fictional and factual accounts of black heritage remain unparalleled. Her many books include Dust Tracks on a Road; Their Eyes Were Watching God; Jonah's Gourd Vine; Moses, Man of the Mountain; Mules and Men; and Every Tongue Got to Confess.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061695131
Subtitle:
Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica
Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale
Author:
by Zora Neale Hurston
Publisher:
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Subject:
General
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Voodoo
Subject:
Voodooism -- Haiti.
Subject:
Voodooism -- Jamaica.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Travel-Caribbean
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20081230
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.80x5.30x1.00 in. .55 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Metaphysics » General
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Religion » World Religions » Voodoo and Santeria
Travel » Caribbean
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