Library Ed. Recorded Books/ Griot Audio 2006
CS ISBN 978-1-4281-0136-4 $51.75 Seven cassettes
CD ISBN 978-1-4281-0138-8 $77.75 Seven CDs
An African-American medical student can't explain why she's drawn to New Orleans. Her discovery that she is a descendant of nineteenth-century voodoo queen Marie Laveau may be the key to resolving this contemporary mystery. From the very first word spoken by a Creole "haint" (ghost), Myra Lucretia Taylor has the listener in the palm of her hand. Taylor evokes all that is hot, sticky, and steamy about the bayous and all that's sensual about New Orleans. Whether she's voicing an ancient crone or a child hustler, a speaker of nineteenth-century patois or a speaker of twenty-first-century street talk, Taylor makes everyone chillingly real. This audiobook will raise goose bumps and force you to sleep with a light on, chéri. P.R. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2008]
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