The serpent and the rainbow

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 1985 - Science - 297 pages
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A Harvard ethnobotanist chronicles his undercover investigations of Haitian voodooism and the phenomenon of Zombies, a quest that yielded the actual chemical formula for producing the Zombi state

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Davis was writing about zombies before they were cool. - Goodreads
But be prepared for a boring ending. - Goodreads
Apart from that the prose is vivid and at times poetic. - Goodreads
Love the content, hate the writing. - Goodreads
Scary, interesting, educational, astonishing.... - Goodreads
Davis is a very charismatic writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kathleen McRae - Goodreads

Very interesting and full of facts but you need to be in a frame of mind that allows you to concentrate-hard Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

Sort of an interesting story, I thought it was fiction for awhile. But he gets very repetitive. Could have been several chapters shorter and would have been better. Read full review

Contents

A Note on Orthography
11
The Jaguar
15
The Frontier of Death
23
Copyright

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