By R. Reese Fuller
Angola to Zydeco: Louisiana Lives is a set of inventive nonfiction items in regards to the energetic personalities who name south Louisiana domestic. initially released in newspapers established in Lafayette-Times of Acadiana and Independent Weekly-the twenty-five profiles and contours supply exciting glimpses into the lives of recognized Louisianans comparable to James Lee Burke, Ernest J. Gaines, Elemore Morgan Jr., Buckwheat Zydeco, Marc Savoy, Boozoo Chavis, Calvin Borel, Santy Runyon, and Eddie Shuler. writer R. Reese Fuller additionally info the occasionally zany and occasionally tragic topics that populate the cultural panorama of south Louisiana, from Tabasco peppers to Angola legal to cockfighting.
Fuller brings years of expertise within the newspaper to undergo in this assortment, delivering behind-the-scenes entry now not on hand in different places. Of specific be aware are his interviews with musicians and native celebrities, who exhibit how their love of the area has stimulated their paintings. Fuller's typical method of storytelling creates a ebook that could be a pleasure to learn and actually represents the folk of south Louisiana.
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Angola to Zydeco: Louisiana Lives by R. Reese Fuller