Grandissimes
Grandissimes

Grandissimes

George Washington Cable

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ISBN:
978-1-5132-6888-0
A prosperous New Orleans family, led by Honoré Grandissime, is faced with a moral and financial dilemma that could threaten the livelihood of future generations. The old guard is c... Más información
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Editorial:
Mint Editions
Idioma de publicación :
Inglés
ISBN:
978-1-5132-6888-0
EAN:
9781513268880
Fecha publicación :
01-12-2020
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    A prosperous New Orleans family, led by Honoré Grandissime, is faced with a moral and financial dilemma that could threaten the livelihood of future generations. The old guard is confronted by new thinkers, opposing their way of life and actively seeking change. Honoré Grandissime is the patriarch of a French Creole family consisting of a half-brother, who is mixed race, and an uncle who is white. When a young man named Joseph Frowenfeld visits the Grandissimes, his abolitionist views cause friction among the elders. The uncle sees slavery as a necessity that allows them to maintain a comfortable lifestyle. In the heightened political climate, this conflict forces personal relationships and alliances to come to ahead. The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life gives an authentic look at the complex history of the American South. It highlights the insidiousness of the caste system and its impact on mixed-race families. The author details its destructive nature and lasting impact. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The

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