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HOPKINSON, NALO. - THE SALT ROADS.

Title: THE SALT ROADS.
Description: New York: Warner, (2003.) Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) INSCRIBED on the title page. Fascinating historical novel by this award winning writer. Spanning the centuries, and imbued by the spirit of Afro-Caribbean mythology, it tells the stories of 3 women - Mer, a slave-midwife struggling to survive on the island of Saint Domingue, before it was renamed Haiti; Jeanne who is having an affair with the 19th century French bohemian poet Charles Baudelaire, and Meritet, a 3rd century Nubian prostitute who becomes known as 'St Mary of the Desert.' Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

Keywords: caribbean folklore, haiti, ezili, afro-caribbean goddess of love and sex, historical fiction, arc, uncorrected proof,

Price: US$ 35.00 Seller: bookfever.com (Volk & Iiams)
- Book number: 75613

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