Conjure Women

A Novel
Product Number: EB00761631
Released: Mar 17, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780525511496
Publisher: Random House
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A dazzling debut novel that sweeps across eras and generations to tell the story of a mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing-and the conjuring of curses. The intimate bonds and transgressions among people and across racial divides, during both slaverytime and freedomtime, are at the heart of this mesmerizing and surprising first novel. Like her mother, Rue is an all-knowing midwife, healer, and conjurer of curses on the plantation of Marse Charles. Moving back and forth in time between the years before and after the Civil War, Conjure Women tells the story of Rue, the families she cares for, and the mysteries and secrets she knows about the plantation owner's daughter, Varina. Afia Atakora is a brilliant young writer who creates unforgettable characters, and an enthralling story written in unique and beautiful prose. Conjure Women is imbued with remarkable psychological insight into people and the lengths they will go to save themselves and those they love.

Author(s): Afia Atakora
Original Publish Date: Mar 17, 2020

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Author(s): Afia Atakora
Product Number Z100152680
Released: Mar 17, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780593154427

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