Author: George W. Cable
Illustrator: Julie Dupre Buckner
Paperback: 350 pages
George Washington Cable (1844-1925) transports readers to the strange, true world of old Louisiana in this collection of seven stories. First published in 1888, these stories are a wealth of cultural lore and historical fact. Cable weaves together the tales with his own unique presentation, providing a first-hand account of the evil socialite Madame LaLaurie, bayou adventure by flatboat, life after the Civil War, and more.