Voodoo Fire In Haiti

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Originally published in Germany in 1932, Loedererï s account of his adventures in Haiti has long been out of print. The authorï s own Art Deco-style woodcuts add to the exotic appeal of this volume, which chronicles the vanishing African traditions of the islandï s people.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589803626
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/2005
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard A. Loederer (1894-1981) was born in Vienna and trained as an artist at both the Academy of Fine Arts there and the Schule Reimann in Berlin. After moving to New York City, he illustrated several books and painted murals for the Works Progress Administration.
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Table of Contents

I Congo Bean Stew 1
II In Caribbean Waters 24
III Massacre River 43
IV Jungle Magic 64
V Tropical Fever 86
VI Mon Repos 105
VII Polychromata
Port-au-Prince 123
Petionville 141
Cap Haitien 143
Petit Anse 147
Grand Riviere 148
Bahon 151
Anse Rouge 156
Plaine de Gonaives 163
St. Marc 166
Miragoane 167
Aux Cayes 168
Jeremie 171
Corail 176
Bizoton 179
VIII La Ferriere 197
IX King Christophe of Haiti 228
X Black Magic 248
XI Voodoo Fire 265
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