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Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman (Compass) Paperback – May 1, 1995

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Malidoma Somé was born in Burkina Faso in 1956. At the age of four, he was forcefully taken from his family to be educated at a French Jesuit boarding school. At the age of twenty, he escaped from the school and was reunited with his family. He now lectures on his experiences.

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  • Publisher : Penguin Books; Revised ed. edition (May 1, 1995)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 320 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0140194967
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0140194968
  • Item Weight : 9 ounces
  • Dimensions : 5.48 x 0.55 x 8.42 inches
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