Portable Voodoo

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The uniquely offbeat Portable Voodoo offers a funny, informative history of voodoo rites, with a whole new feature: a complete lineup of tongue-in-cheek spells to cast on those who deserve them. A cloth voodoo doll is mounted on the front cover, along with a packet of pushpins for pinpointing the exact physical location of the spells to be cast.

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Overview

The uniquely offbeat Portable Voodoo offers a funny, informative history of voodoo rites, with a whole new feature: a complete lineup of tongue-in-cheek spells to cast on those who deserve them. A cloth voodoo doll is mounted on the front cover, along with a packet of pushpins for pinpointing the exact physical location of the spells to be cast.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762417940
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/19/2004
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Lou Harry, a journalist and stand-up comic, lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Part I 6
Introduction: Part II 8
Chapter 1 Island Magic: A History of Voodoo from Haiti to Gilligan's Island and Beyond 10
Chapter 2 Getting Those Who Deserve to be Gotten 13
Chapter 3 Degrees of Punishment 17
Chapter 4 Personal Effects 20
Chapter 5 Attaching Personal Effects to Your Voodoo Doll 23
Chapter 6 What if I Don't Have Access to a Personal Effect? 26
Chapter 7 Making Use of all the Jenses 29
Chapter 8 Advanced Voodoo 31
Chapter 9 Pie-Packaged Spells for Your Convenience 34
Chapter 10 What to do if the Voodoo is on You 37
Chapter 11 Voodoo Abuse 40
Chapter 12 The Voodoo Cycle 43
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy 46
Conclusion 49
Glossary 50
Voodoo Lou Presents: Voodoo Lou's Bell-of-a-Spell Book 53
About the Author 80
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