Born in the Land of the Tango: A Memoir about Identity, Family, and Healing

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Jackie Audrey O'Neal explores her cultural roots from the 16th century Basque country witch trials to her Afro-Indian roots. The book delves into identity politics and the author teaches individuals how she integrated her multi-cultural past to make the most out of life. The collection of life stories is drawn from the author's experiences and research.

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Jackie O'Neal, author of Woman Priest just released new book, a memoir about identity politics.
The Basque Witch trials. Family conflict. A vicious war that wiped out the African presence. Persecuted tribal groups and secrets of indigenous spirituality. A modern day shaman who through soul energy therapy, effects healing.
Author, Jackie O'Neal is a descendant of these groups and she sought to integrate her multi- cultural past to experience re-birth as a whole person in a society held down by limitations, racism, and division.

About the Author:

Jackie O'Neal holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the renowned Sarah Lawrence College Graduate Writing program. O'Neal is the author of two books WOMAN PRIEST and BORN IN THE LAND OF THE TANGO.
Over the years her commentary has been seen and heard on The Huffington Post, USA Today, NPR-51% The Women's Perspective, NPR Blog,Seattle, Ground report, The J.P. Godsey Show- WHKT 1650 AM, and  PBS

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