Louisiana is home to multiple ethnicities and cultures, from the traditional “Southern” cultures of the farms and hills, through those of the Acadian/Cajun homesteads of the bayous and prairies, to those of the cobbled streets of the New Orleans French Quarter. These twelve stories, set in the past and in the present, introduce the reader to some fictional denizens of the spicy gumbo that makes up the Pelican State.Some with happy endings, some not, these stories lead the reader through their characters’ coping with issues they have created themselves or have had thrust upon them, all within the context of the time and place in which they find themselves and the moral and religious stances of their various cultures.
Tales of Louisiana
Julie Fontenot Landry is a writer and folklorist. Natives and long-time residents of Louisiana, Landry and her husband now live in Laguna Woods, CA. In addition to writing and doing historical and genealogical research, she enjoys cooking, hiking, traveling, and spending time with family. She is very proud of her multicultural heritage.
6 x 9 Paperback
Published: November 12, 2020