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- ISBN: 9781618730046 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2005.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Stephen King meets Ibsen. Trust me."-Neal Stephenson"Witty, wicked, and wise. Wonderful!"-Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane Austen Book Club"A wonderfully vivid and unexpected blend of magic realism and finely-observed contemporary experience."-William GibsonElena Beauchamp used magic the way other people used credit cards, and now that she's dead, her daughters Toni and Candy have a debt to pay. Set in modern-day Houston, Texas, this is a funny and moving novel of voodoo, pregnancy, and family ties. While Toni sorts out the mess that Elena left behind, she must also come to terms with her childhood and with the supernatural and dangerous gift that she has inherited from her mother.-With a new Afterword by the author.- A New York Times Notable Book.- World Fantasy and Nebula Award Finalist Reviews"Hands down the best novel I have read in 2005, and one of the best...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Small Beer Press, 2005. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 314 KB).
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