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Published: 02 November 2017

264 Pages | 12 photographs


ISBN: 9780190633332

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Devoted to Death

Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint

Second Edition

R. Andrew Chesnut

  • The first study of Santa Muerte, a saint whose cult has millions of devotees New to this Edition:
  • Includes new material on narco-devotees, the rapid expansion of the cult in the US, the growing conflict with the Catholic Church in Mexico, and the folk saint's special appeal to LGBT followers