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By R. Reese Fuller

Angola to Zydeco: Louisiana Lives is a set 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 contours supply interesting glimpses into the lives of famous Louisianans resembling 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 info the occasionally zany and infrequently tragic topics 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 undergo 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 sector has prompted their paintings. Fuller's traditional method of storytelling creates a publication that could be a pleasure to learn and really represents the folks of south Louisiana.

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