The Resource Conjure Women, Afia Atakora, (electronic resource)

Conjure Women, Afia Atakora, (electronic resource)

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Conjure Women
Title
Conjure Women
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Afia Atakora
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Language
eng
Summary
A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing?and for the conjuring of curses?are at the heart of this dazzling first novel "Lush, irresistible . . . It took me into the hearts of women I could otherwise never know. I was transported."?Amy Bloom, New York Times bestselling author of White Houses and Away Conjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life. Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the lives of three unforgettable women: Miss May Belle, a wise healing woman; her precocious and observant daughter Rue, who is reluctant to follow in her mother's footsteps as a midwife; and their master's daughter Varina. The secrets and bonds among these women and their community come to a head at the beginning of a war and at the birth of an accursed child, who sets the townspeople alight with fear and a spreading superstition that threatens their newly won, tenuous freedom. Magnificently written, brilliantly researched, richly imagined, Conjure Women moves back and forth in time to tell the haunting story of Rue, Varina, and May Belle, their passions and friendships, and the lengths they will go to save themselves and those they love
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Atakora, Afia
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  • Fiction
  • African American Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
  • PLP
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Conjure Women, Afia Atakora, (electronic resource)
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https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BPwAAAA2x/products/0dcda396-237e-4849-8bcb-36e0e3347237
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780525511496
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unknown sound
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  • remote
Stock number
0DCDA396-237E-4849-8BCB-36E0E3347237
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
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Label
Conjure Women, Afia Atakora, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BPwAAAA2x/products/0dcda396-237e-4849-8bcb-36e0e3347237
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525511496
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
0DCDA396-237E-4849-8BCB-36E0E3347237
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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