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Title:Cane River
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Lalita Tademy
Publisher:Grand Central Publishing
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:522
Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, Historical

Cane River by Lalita Tademy

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Cane River A i New York Times i bestseller and Oprah s Book Club Pick the unique and deeply moving saga of four generations of African American women whose journey from slavery to freedom begins on a Creole plantation in Louisiana b .

Beginning with her great great great great grandmother a slave owned by a Creole family Lalita Tademy chronicles four generations of strong determined black women as they battle injustice to unite their family and forge success on their own terms They are women whose lives begin in slavery who weather the Civil War and who grapple with contradictions of emancipation Jim Crow and the pre Civil Rights South As she peels back layers of racial and cultural attitudes Tademy paints a remarkable picture of rural Louisiana and the resilient spirit of one unforgettable family .

There is Elisabeth who bears both a proud legacy and the yoke of bondage her youngest daughter Suzette who is the first to discover the promise and heartbreak of freedom Suzette s strong willed daughter Philomene who uses a determination born of tragedy to reunite her family and gain unheard of economic independence and Emily Philomene s spirited daughter who fights to secure her children s just due and preserve their dignity and future .

Meticulously researched and beautifully written i Cane River i presents a slice of American history never before seen in such piercing and personal detail .

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