This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Karen McCarthy Brown - This person began her contact with Mama Lola essentially on the basis of observer and subject but the two quickly become friends, and she comes to understand that to fully know the world of Vodou, one must plunge thoroughly into its waters.
Alourdes, aka Mama Lola - This person was born in Haiti to a mother who was a powerful and generous manbo. Her journey is not only that of her immigration to the United States, but also of her struggle through the process of becoming a...
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