Book Annotation: It is
estimated that five million Hispanic Americans practice Santeria
today. Blending informed study with personal experience, the author
explores Santeria's fascinating history, colorful ceremonies, rich
mythology and profound philosophy. Contains 64 remarkable photos of
rituals rarely seen by non-initiates.
Publisher Marketing: Blending
informed study with personal experience, Gonzalez-Wippler describes
Santeria's pantheon of gods, priests, divining shells, herbal
potions, and controversial ceremonies.
Contributor Bio: Migene
Gonzalez-Wippler has appeared on English and
Spanish national TV.