Jewell Parker Rhodes

Books

Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
New Orleans in the mid-nineteenth century: a city pulsing with an undercurrent of secret power. The source of this power is the voodoo religion, and its queen is Marie Laveau, the notorious voodooienne, worshipped and feared by blacks and whites alike. A mesmerizing combination of history, oral tradition, and storytelling, Voodoo Dreams reimagines the woman behind an enduring American legend.

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