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Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica

 
 
 
 
Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica
Author: Zora Neale Hurston
ISBN 13: 9780061695131
ISBN 10: 61695130
Edition: 11/30/08
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Publication Date: 2008-12-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $13.99
 
 

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.

New York Times Book Review

Strikingly dramatic, yet simple and unrestrained...an unusual and intensely interesting book richly packed with strange information.