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The Wind on Her Tongue

The Wind on Her Tongue

(Daughter of Three Waters Trilogy #2) (Pre-Order, Jan 21 2025)

Anita Kopacz
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In this lyrical and stirring companion to the "spellbinding" (Harper's Bazaar) Shallow Waters, Oya--the Yoruban deity of the weather--is brought to life during 1870s America. Perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Black Sun.

Born in Cuba after her mother Yemaya's adventures in the New World, Oya has inherited otherworldly powers from her Yoruba Orisha lineage. While Yemaya is known for her healing abilities, Oya's influence over the storm proves to be destructive, posing a threat to her mother and the island's safety.

Sent to New Orleans to study under Marie Laveau, the Queen of Voodoo, Oya begins a journey across the still young America, encountering a myriad of historical figures, including Mary Ellen Pleasant, Jesse James, Lew Hing, and more.

As Oya navigates the landscapes of racism, colorism, and classism, she grapples with her own identity and powers, striving to find her place in a fraught and complex society. A moving, vivid exploration of resilience, heritage, and the enduring spirit of a young woman coming into her own, The Wind on Her Tongue transports you to a world where magic and reality intertwine.

Anita Kopacz is an award-winning writer and spiritual advisor. She is the former editor in chief of Heart & Soul Magazine and managing editor of BeautyCents Magazine. When she is not writing, you can find her on the dance floor or traveling the world with her children. Anita lives in New York City with her family. She is the author of Shallow Waters and The Wind on Her Tongue.

 

Publisher: Atria/Black Privilege Publishing
Publish Date: January 21, 2025
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 0.0 X 0.0 X 0.0 inches | 0.0 pounds
Language: English
Type: Hardcover
EAN/UPC: 9781668052211
BISAC Categories: Fantasy - Historical, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology, African American - Women

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