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Red River


The sequel to Lalita Tademy's bestselling CANE RIVER, the heartbreaking and compelling story of her family's experiences of slavery and the American ... Show synopsis

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Red River Review

by Vamp1969 on Sep 8, 2007

Red River is undeniably powerful. Set against the backdrop of the "Reconstruction" after the Civil War in Colfax, Louisiana, and the very real "Riot of Colfax" on April 13th, 1873, we meet two special families, The Smith's and The Tademy's. The clear vividness of each character and the trials and the ... More


The other side

by donna on Apr 16, 2007

Having read Cane River by the same author, I thought I would enjoy Red River. I was right. This is the story of the other side of the family. She takes a little known incident in the history of the south and weaves a family narrative around it that is mesmerizing. Once again the family shines ... More

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