By R. Reese Fuller
Angola to Zydeco: Louisiana Lives is a suite of artistic nonfiction items in regards to the vigorous personalities who name south Louisiana domestic. initially released in newspapers established in Lafayette-Times of Acadiana and Independent Weekly-the twenty-five profiles and lines offer interesting 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 information the occasionally zany and occasionally tragic matters that populate the cultural panorama of south Louisiana, from Tabasco peppers to Angola criminal to cockfighting.
Fuller brings years of expertise within the newspaper to endure in this assortment, providing behind-the-scenes entry no longer to be had in other places. Of specific be aware are his interviews with musicians and native celebrities, who show how their love of the area has stimulated their paintings. Fuller's ordinary method of storytelling creates a booklet that could be a pleasure to learn and actually represents the folks of south Louisiana.
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