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WATERBURY AMERICAN, FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 1899
NEW BOOKS

"The Conjure Woman," is a collection of short stories, connected by a slight thread of narrative, dealing with the folklore of the negroes of central North Carolina. A Northerner and his wife, who have bought a vineyard in that region, are entertained by the stories of their colored coachman, a typical southern negro, whose ingenuity in making the stories serve his own ends adds a touch of humor to the main narrative. It is written by Charles W. Chesnutt and published by Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston.

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"The Conjure Woman," in "New Books," Waterbury American 30 Mar. 1899: 11.