By Raquel Romberg
Written in an evocative, empathetic kind, with theoretical ruminations approximately functionality, the senses, and mind's eye woven into tales that spotlight the drama and humanity of consultations, this e-book is a vital contribution to the cross-cultural knowing of our ability to event the transcendental in corporeal ways.
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Healing Dramas: Divination and Magic in Modern Puerto Rico by Raquel Romberg