ACCELERATED READER PROGRAM SELECTION "Originally published in 1957, the book has an old-fashioned flavor . . . Tallant, who has written extensively about Louisiana's history, writes a sympathetic, factual account of the history and culture of the people we now know as Cajuns . . ." --Children's Literature Readers familiar with Longfellow's poem ...
ACCELERATED READER PROGRAM SELECTION "Originally published in 1957, the book has an old-fashioned flavor . . . Tallant, who has written extensively about Louisiana's history, writes a sympathetic, factual account of the history and culture of the people we now know as Cajuns . . ." --Children's Literature Readers familiar with Longfellow's poem Evangeline can find an expanded and historically accurate account of the Acadians' plight in the novel Evangeline and the Acadians. Robert Tallant's sympathetic pen brings to life the Acadians' painful search for a land of freedom, hope, and love. When the unwelcome British came to Nova Scotia and took over this land the French colonists called "Acadia," faith and loyalty were continually tested. Marriages between the Acadians and British were not outlawed but despised, and eventually Acadian parents punished any child caught speaking English. Under British authority in 1775, the first fathers and brothers were ripped mercilessly away from their female family members and shipped off as exiles. For years, bands of displaced and weary Acadians wandered in search of a haven for French-speaking people. Many found that haven in Louisiana.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Good. B0055AGX42 HB, 1957, 1st print. Ships next day. Book is in good shape, no tears, scribbles, highlighting or underlining, ex-library book, has a library binding, pocket has been removed, marked surplus, has a library indent on the title page, a little general wear, from a smoke-free environment. Items are typically shipped in a plastic bag, in a cardboard cradle, in a manila envelope. Most of my customers rave about my packaging. All US items are shipped with delivery confirmation, if you require this, please let me know.
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Acceptable. 1957 Hardcover First Priniting illus. 183 p. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
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