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THE LAST CRUISE OF THE CAJUN QUEEN By Allan Young
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My name is Jake Tama, and as the long-time captain of the Cajun Queen I invited a special group of river aficionados to share their river stories with me on the boat's final voyage. And here they... More > are, young and old—and from all walks of life. These are people with a river history of their own, and they have been on many trips of the Cajun Queen. As they cruise, they each tell their favorite river tale—something that happened to them, personally. Something that affected their life—or their thinking. I’m a riverboat captain with many years experience piloting large craft up and down the rivers of the mid-west and south. Here I draw on the experience of other people who also are infatuated with the rivers as a way of life and an important part of the world's commerce< Less
Belair Cove: A Novel of Life, Love, and Loss in a Prairie Cajun Village By Dianne Dempsey-Legnon
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In the early 1900s, Belair Cove was a world unto itself, a small Acadian-French (Cajun) village outside of Ville Platte, Louisiana. It consisted of a few small farms on either side of a winding dirt... More > road that snaked across a wide prairie. Belair Cove was a place where families and friends relied upon each other for survival; a place where everyone knew everything there was to know about one another, yet there were untold secrets. Belair Cove shares such a secret. It is the story of three young Cajuns whose lives were firmly rooted in the land, culture, and people of their village. It is the story of young lovers torn apart by poverty and war. Angelique had to watch as her true love, Jean Marc, went off to fight in the Great War while she stayed home to rage a war of her own in a loveless marriage with a man who slowly spiraled out of control into drunkenness and debauchery. The people of the Cove watched, waited, and eventually everyone had to choose a side.< Less
Belair Cove: A Novel of Life, Love, and Loss in a Prairie Cajun Village By Dianne Dempsey-Legnon
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In the early 1900s, Belair Cove was a world unto itself, a small Acadian-French (Cajun) village outside of Ville Platte, Louisiana. It consisted of a few small farms on either side of a winding dirt... More > road that snaked across a wide prairie. Belair Cove was a place where families and friends relied upon each other for survival; a place where everyone knew everything there was to know about one another, yet there were untold secrets. Belair Cove shares such a secret. It is the story of three young Cajuns whose lives were firmly rooted in the land, culture, and people of their village. It is the story of young lovers torn apart by poverty and war. Angelique had to watch as her true love, Jean Marc, went off to fight in the Great War while she stayed home to rage a war of her own in a loveless marriage with a man who slowly spiraled out of control into drunkenness and debauchery. The people of the Cove watched, waited, and eventually everyone had to choose a side.< Less
Belair Cove: A Novel of Life, Love, and Loss in a Prairie Cajun Village By Dianne Dempsey-Legnon
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In the early 1900s, Belair Cove was a world unto itself, a small Acadian-French (Cajun) village outside of Ville Platte, Louisiana. It consisted of a few small farms on either side of a winding dirt... More > road that snaked across a wide prairie. Belair Cove was a place where families and friends relied upon each other for survival; a place where everyone knew everything there was to know about one another, yet there were untold secrets. Belair Cove shares such a secret. It is the story of three young Cajuns whose lives were firmly rooted in the land, culture, and people of their village. It is the story of young lovers torn apart by poverty and war. Angelique had to watch as her true love, Jean Marc, went off to fight in the Great War while she stayed home to rage a war of her own in a loveless marriage with a man who slowly spiraled out of control into drunkenness and debauchery. The people of the Cove watched, waited, and eventually everyone had to choose a side.< Less
T-Garçon of Grand Isle By Lana Laws Downing
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In the 1920s, following the death of his parents, young Alphonse Henri Caillet moves to his grandmother’s home on Grand Isle, a tiny island off the coast of Louisiana. Islanders have no bridge,... More > no electricity and no running water. Alphonse tries to fit in at Grand Isle school, but bullies tease him and give him the nickname “T-Garçon.” Alphonse and his grandmother have little money, but they find inventive ways to supplement their meager income. His grandmother is a healer—a traiteur—and a midwife. Alphonse takes on a summer job entertaining wealthy children from New Orleans who vacation on the island. He fulfills his wish to search for Lafitte’s treasure. T-Garçon’s wise grandmother does her best to raise him to be an accepting, responsible, God-fearing young man. Above all, she wants Alphonse to have an education. She loves rearing her grandson, and Alphonse begins to thrive in her care on this tiny island of legend and lore where neighbors help one another.< Less
T-Garçon of Grand Isle By Lana Laws Downing
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In the 1920s, following the death of his parents, young Alphonse Henri Caillet moves to his grandmother’s home on Grand Isle, a tiny island off the coast of Louisiana. Islanders have no bridge,... More > no electricity and no running water. Alphonse tries to fit in at Grand Isle school, but bullies tease him and give him the nickname “T-Garçon.” Alphonse and his grandmother have little money, but they find inventive ways to supplement their meager income. His grandmother is a healer—a traiteur—and a midwife. Alphonse takes on a summer job entertaining wealthy children from New Orleans who vacation on the island. He fulfills his wish to search for Lafitte’s treasure. T-Garçon’s wise grandmother does her best to raise him to be an accepting, responsible, God-fearing young man. Above all, she wants Alphonse to have an education. She loves rearing her grandson, and Alphonse begins to thrive in her care on this tiny island of legend and lore where neighbors help one another.< Less
Trippin' Good Southern Cookin' By Tripp Gellinger
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This Cookbook is great for people who love southern food, BBQ, Good Home Cooking. For example, Texas Beef Brisket, Cayenne Fried Chicken, Bacon Collard Greens. For healthy dishes, like Kale Salad,... More > Blueberry Pecan Salad. The best Smoked Ribs and Brisket you will ever have.< Less
Adaptive Immersion By Sunnie Rose Diaz
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As cajuns have become masters at adapting to environmental and social conditions with ease, our architecture has not. This is the documentation of an architecture thesis project exploring the ideas... More > of adaptive immersion in the cajun culture. With the current disconnect between younger and older generations this project focuses on creating hands on programs to bring together multiple generations of people. The architecture anchors itself into tradition and is rooted into the past to allow for meaning and continuity to be released into the present social and cultural needs of the society.< Less
Generations of Passionate Home Cooking - Digital By Steven Salkow
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This International 522 page cook book grew over time and now is a collective of outstanding works of many people who love to cook. The recipes presented in this book are mostly family recipes but... More > some great recipes come from many great chefs and friends as well. This cookbook is intended for all cooks: beginners to accomplished cooks. A worthwhile cookbook is one you pull off the shelf to read for entertainment, for great recipes or to find inspiration for tonight’s menu. It should be diverse, informative, authoritative, help you shop for ingredients, be indexed well, have cross references, serve as a reference, be frugal at times, extravagant at times, help save both money and time, have both easy to prepare recipes as well as fancier affair, and explain the hows and whys. If it does these things well, it deserves space on your bookshelf. This PDF version is formated for 8 1/2 by 11 inch standard paper printing.< Less
Carry Me Home By Mark Folse
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The collection of short essays in Carry Me Home begins as a lament for what in September 2005 looked to be the lost city of New Orleans. Over the following two-and-one-half years, these brief... More > essays become a lyrical celebration of the city and the people, and a journal of a 20-year expatriate's decision to move home after the flood. Mark Folse is a former journalist who, after a twenty-year remove first to Washington, D.C. and later to the upper Midwest, returned with his family to the city of his birth. He currently resides in the Mid-City neighborhood of New Orleans with his wife Rebecca, and their two children Killian and Matthew. He continues to chronicle his life in the city of New Orleans at his weblog Toulouse Street -- Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans (www.toulousestreet.net)< Less

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