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The Serpent and the Rainbow: A Harvard Scientist's Astonishing Journey Into the Secret Societies of Haitian Voodoo, Zombis, and Magic

Biography / Memoir

By: Wade Davis (Author)

297 pages, no illustrations

Simon & Schuster

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #70856 | ISBN: 0684839296
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx

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First paperback edition of Davis' incredible journey into Haitian voodoo culture to discover the houngans use of powerful plant and animal toxins to turn people into zombies. Probably the fastest page turner of any science book ever written!


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