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Bitter Roots: A Novel
     

Bitter Roots: A Novel

by Reginald Lawrence Wyatt
 

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This entertaining and emotionally passionate new novel, by this first time author, reveals the dark and sinister events that surround a Louisiana family as it struggles to overcome a voodoo curse that has tormented the love life of its beautiful women since the days just after slavery. In 1949 Elizabeth Lafayette, the family s matriarch sets off a chain of tragic

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This entertaining and emotionally passionate new novel, by this first time author, reveals the dark and sinister events that surround a Louisiana family as it struggles to overcome a voodoo curse that has tormented the love life of its beautiful women since the days just after slavery. In 1949 Elizabeth Lafayette, the family s matriarch sets off a chain of tragic events after she tampers with an erotic fragrance the community root doctor has concocted to protect her naive daughter and granddaughter from deadly effects of the curse. Explicit and shockingly bold, Reginald Wyatt skillfully touches on the social and cultural realities that have intimately affected all of our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595253357
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/19/2002
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.26(d)

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