Strange True Stories of Louisiana

Strange True Stories of Louisiana

Book - 1994
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Revealing historical tales of the Southern mystique. ,

"From various necessities of the case I am sometimes the story-teller, and sometimes, in the reader's interest, have to abridge; but I add no fact and trim naught of value away. . . . In time, place, circumstance, in every essential feature, I give them as I got them--strange stories that truly happened, all partly, some wholly, in Louisiana."

--George W. Cable

Featuring seven factual accounts of life and history in the area, this compilation includes tales of French nuns, haunted houses, and even a Union woman trapped behind Civil War battle lines. Cable brings together all the unusual and unique aspects of New Orleans and the South in this literary collection.

Publisher: Gretna : Pelican Pub. Co., 1994.
Edition: 1st Pelican ed.
ISBN: 9781565540385
1565540387
Branch Call Number: Fic Cabl
Characteristics: ix, 350 p. ; 18 cm.

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