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A New Orleans Voudou Priestess|Carolyn Morrow Long
A New Orleans Voudou Priestess : The Legend and Reality of Marie Laveau
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Legendary for an unusual combination of spiritual power, beauty, charisma, showmanship, intimidation, and shrewd business sense, Marie Leveau also was known for her kindness and charity, nursing yellow fever victims and ministering to condemned prisoners, and her devotion to the Roman Catholic Church. In separating verifiable fact from semi-truths and complete fabrication, Carolyn Morrow Long explores the unique social, political, and legal setting in which the lives of Laveau's African and European ancestors became intertwined in nineteenth-century New Orleans.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780813032146
  • ISBN-10: 0813032148
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Publish Date: October 2007
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds
  • Page Count: 336

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