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OF WATER AND THE SPIRIT: Ritual, Magic, and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman
Edition: First printing.
New York: Putnam, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Autobiography of a Dagari [Burkino Faso] shaman, who after being 'imprisoned' as a young boy in a seminary built for training a 'new generation of black Catholic priests', returned to his hometown and his roots by undergoing the Dagara month-long initiation in the wilderness. INSCRIBED on the half title page "for --- With the blessing of the ancestors." Dust jacket praise from Alice Walker, Robert Bly and others. 311 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-874777623.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.Book ID: 56171More details Price: $28.50