Ernest J. Gaines - Fiction - 1972 - 246 pages
An old woman recalls her struggle against bigotry from her childhood during the Civil War to her participation in the twentieth-century civil rights demonstrations
Jean Toomer - Fiction - 1975 - 116 pages
Poetic sketches and stories stemming from the Harlem Renaissance author's teaching experience in rural Georgia communicate his feelings about nature's beauty and man's greed ...
Zora Neale Hurston - Fiction - 1937 - 231 pages
When Janie Starks returns home, the small Black community buzzes with gossip about the outcome of her affair with a younger man
Jacqueline Guidry - 2001 - 256 pages
Shines a fierce light on the effects of racsm in a cornet of Louisiana and, by doing so, illuminates the hearvy price paid for bigotry.
Robert Olen Butler - Fiction - 1992 - 269 pages
A collection of stories about Vietnamese immigrants living in Louisiana as they face love, loss, despair, and the challenges and conflicts of a new life. Reprint.
Kate Chopin - Fiction - 1993 - 116 pages
First published in 1899, this novel shocked readers with its open sensuality and uninhibited treatment of marital infidelity. The poignant, lyrical story of a New Orleans wife ...
Gwen Bristow - 1940 - 400 pages
Brings the story of the Louisiana plantation down to the period following the European War.