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The red of his shadow : a novel

Author: Mayra Montero; Edith Grossman
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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It is Holy Week, and the Haitian sugar cane harvesters can temporarily lose themselves in the fervor of voudou. But amidst the colorful festival, a struggle for power, as well as a ferocious passion, develops between Mistress Zule, voudou priestess and spiritual leader, and the infamous Simila Bolosse, a rival priest backed by the bloodthirsty "tontons macoutes."
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mayra Montero; Edith Grossman
ISBN: 0066210593 9780066210599
OCLC Number: 45438139
Description: xiv, 159 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Del rojo de su sombra.
Responsibility: Mayra Montero ; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman.

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It is Holy Week, and the Haitian sugar cane harvesters can temporarily lose themselves in the fervor of voudou. But amidst the colorful festival, a struggle for power, as well as a ferocious passion, develops between Mistress Zule, voudou priestess and spiritual leader, and the infamous Simila Bolosse, a rival priest backed by the bloodthirsty "tontons macoutes."

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