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Tell My Horse Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica

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ISBN-10: 0061695130

ISBN-13: 9780061695131

Edition: 2009

Authors: Zora Neale Hurston, Zora Neale Hurston

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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.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Zora Neale Hurston was born in 1901 in Eatonville, Fla. She left home at the age of 17, finished high school in Baltimore, and went on to study at Howard University, Barnard College, and Columbia University before becoming one of the most prolific writers in the Harlem Renaissance. Her works included novels, essays, plays, and studies in folklore and anthropology. Her most productive years were the 1930s and early 1940s. It was during those years that she wrote her autobiography Dust Tracks on a Road, worked with the Federal Writers Project in Florida, received a Guggenheim fellowship, and wrote four novels. She is most remembered for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, published in…