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The Grandissimes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Story of Creole Life George W. Cable

The Grandissimes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Story of Creole Life

George W. Cable

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ISBN : 9781411435278
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357 pages
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Set in New Orleans shortly after the Louisiana Purchase, The Grandissimes, published in 1880, focuses on the Grandissime family, a large and powerful New Orleans creole clan with a racially mixed heritage. It is a searing indictment of racism andMoreSet in New Orleans shortly after the Louisiana Purchase, The Grandissimes, published in 1880, focuses on the Grandissime family, a large and powerful New Orleans creole clan with a racially mixed heritage. It is a searing indictment of racism and the class system of the Old South.