The Root Worker
Terrified by the frightening world that surrounds her, from her family and school to the voodoo priestess who holds her mother in thrall, Ellen, an eleven-year-old African-American girl growing up in Detroit in the 1960s, desperately searches for a safe refuge and finds an ally in a neighbor who struggles to restore her trust in people. A first novel. Reprint.
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- Paperback | 224 pages
- 132.6 x 198.6 x 14.5mm | 176.9g
- 01 Jun 2002
- Penguin Books
- United States