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Conjure Woman

Charles Waddell Chesnutt

Conjure Woman

by Charles Waddell Chesnutt

  • 369 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Scholarly Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10177334M
    ISBN 100403073863
    ISBN 109780403073863


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“Conjure Women is a beautifully written novel that explores bondage and freedom through the lives of vividly drawn women who will stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page.

Afia Atakora is a writer of extraordinary talent and depth, and this spellbinding debut is a must-read.” —Anissa Gray, author of The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls/5(45). I absolutely LOVED this book.

Conjure Women is Atakora's debut novel and includes elements of plantation and slavery life as well as magic, healing and all things in between. We are first introduced to Rue, who is a midwife/healer in a small town that mainly 4/5. Magnificently written, brilliantly researched, richly imagined, Conjure Women Conjure Woman book 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 : Random House Publishing Group.

“Conjure Women is a beautifully written novel that explores bondage and freedom through the lives of vividly drawn women who will stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page. Afia Atakora is a writer of extraordinary talent and depth, and this spellbinding debut is a must-read.” —Anissa Gray, author of The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls/5(43).

The Conjure Woman, a collection of short stories by Charles W. Chesnutt, was originally published in In the opening story, the narrator explains that due to his wife’s poor health, a doctor advises him to move her to a warmer climate.

So they pack up, leave Ohio, and move down to central North by: The Conjure Woman, a collection of short stories by Charles W. Chesnutt, was originally published in In the opening story, the narrator explains that due to his wife’s poor health, a doctor advises him to move her to a warmer climate.

So they pack up, leave Ohio, /5(24). Conjure Woman the Book Conjure Woman What's your TRUTH. The Conjure Woman Life Contact What if you let go??. of the drama of the impossible expectations of the fear of the pain of the blame of the need to please What would you conjure up.

Enter. The Conjure Woman, a collection of short stories by Charles W. Chesnutt, was originally published in In the opening story, the narrator explains that due to his wife’s poor health, a doctor advises him to move her to a warmer climate. So they pack up, leave Ohio, 5/5(1).

"The Conjure Woman" is one of those books that may take two readings to make sure that you understand the words in the broken English that rural, plantation blacks spoke. This is nice book of tall tales of working roots and goopeh mixtures in order to get love, This may have been a forerunner for that discredited movement called Ebonics/5.

The Conjure Woman is the first book by the African-American author Charles W. Chesnutt, and like all of Chesnutt’s writing, it deals with issues of racial identity in the post-war South. Published inthis book is a collection of seven folktale-style stories told by a freed slave to a white couple who hire him as a farm hand after they move south from the North after the Civil War.