A New Orleans Voudou Priestess: The Legend and Reality of Marie Laveau

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  • ISBN: B00K0PCW1A
  • Author: Carolyn Morrow Long
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Genre: History
  • Date: Oct. 7 2007
  • Pages: 337
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Against the backdrop of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century New Orleans, A New Orleans Voudou Priestess: The Legend and Reality of Marie Laveau disentangles the complex threads of the legend surrounding the famous Voudou priestess. According to mysterious, oft-told tales, Laveau was an extraordinary celebrity whose sorcery-fueled …