The Trumpet Blew in Point Coupee!
Xlibris Corporation, Jun 25, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 284 pages
The Author is introduced to his ancestors by his old Aunt Lois. His ancestors are from different ethnic groups, but share a bond of love and faith. The story is told as the author struggles with being an epidemiologist in the face of racism and classism. His aunt helps him celebrate each ancestors weaknesses, strengths, moral failures, and victories.
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Descendants of Joseph Langlois
Point Coupee Parish Louisiana
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