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Flight of the Seventh Moon
Notable not only for the glimpse it provides of an unfamiliar culture, but also for Andrews's quietly powerful style.
Paperback, 203 pages
Published May 1st 1985 by HarperCollins Publishers
(first published 1984)
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As with the first book in the series (Medicine Woman), I was fascinated and completely absorbed. Mainly because it is supposed to be true while being totally impossible by the mainstream world view. If it turned out to be false, I'd be very disappointed and it would lose a lot of its power and value. Whereas Medicine Woman was about stealing a "marriage basket," this second book is about creating protection by making medicine shields, to strengthen her new powers as a shaman. I believe she also ...more
I remembered how much I enjoyed reading Lynn V. Andrews Medicine Woman series in the late 1980s and early 1990s. I wanted to return to the books and I'm glad I did. These books reminds me of all the spiritual and metaphysical practices I first learned about in the 1980s. It amazes me that I take these practices for granted now when they were so controversial just three, even two decades ago.
Lynn Andrews is the author of the Medicine Woman Series, which chronicles her three decades of study and work with shaman healers on four continents.More about Lynn V. Andrews...