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Yellow moon

Author: Jewell Parker Rhodes
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Atria books hardcover edView all editions and formats
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A jazzman, a wharf worker, a prostitute, all murdered. Wrists punctured, their bodies impossibly drained of blood. What connects them? Why are they rising as ghosts? Marie Levant, the great-great granddaughter of the Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau, knows better than anyone New Orleans's brutal past -- the legacy of slavery, poverty, racism, and sexism -- and as a doctor at Charity Hospital's ER, she treats its current  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Occult fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jewell Parker Rhodes
ISBN: 9781416537106 1416537104 1416537112 9781416537113
OCLC Number: 219570160
Description: 293 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jewell Parker Rhodes.
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Part two of the New Orleans trilogy that began with "Voodoo Season, Yellow Moon" is magical realist fiction that takes the legend of the voodoo priestess Marie Laveau into the present day.  Read more...

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"In "Yellow Moon," I recognized the blending of African and American; of ancient and modern; of lost but not forgotten; of real and imagined working together to create a new forever."-- Angela Reid, Read more...

 
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