Tales Of A Boy From Cane River

Author: Harvis Johnson
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I owe my father, Harvis Sr., and my mother, Rita, a debt of gratitude for the values they instilled in me at an early age that carried me through life.

Cane River Creole National Historical Park

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According to Phonsie and Lucile's granddaughter Sandra Prud'homme Haynie, "
tales of how the plantation was when [her grandfather] was a boy motivated the
family more towards the dream of restoring the plantation to its once grand
splendor." A congressionally- mandated study of the Cane River area was
completed in 1993, and in November of 1994, Congress passed Public Law 103-
499 creating Cane River Creole National Historical Park and the Cane River
National Heritage ...

Tales Of The Samurai

Author: James S. de Benneville
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486162222
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He was a fearful looking fellow “ of a size to make children weep.” He carried his
kong cane and horagai (conch), and had a most wicked face. Not budging an
inch, the swaying of the boat and the tossing waves of the river gave him
something of a ducking. Scowling and grasping his cane he turned on the
presumptuous youth. The unconscious object of his wrath had calmly sought out
a place near the send, disregarding the black looks sent him by priest and
layman. The yamabushi ...

Paco S Tales

Author: James A. Broussard
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ISBN: 9781469735528
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This is a HISTORICAL NOVEL of forty years of Texas history seen through the
eyes of a Mexican orphan boy: Book #1. James A. Broussard. Chapter. 20. Whiz.
Cane. The first thing a person noticed about Whiz Cane was that he was a
Chinaman, but what a Chinaman! He stood over six feet tall and wore his hair in
a Mohawk, which is a strip of his hair sticking up right over the middle front to
back of his head. This hairdo made him look seven feet tall. The general run of
the ...

People Funny Boy

Author: David Katz
Publisher: Canongate Books Limited
ISBN: 9780862418540
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Judah made his first trip to West Africa in 1977, and it was partly his tales of the
lifestyle that inspired Pauline Morrison to go there. ... 'When I came back the guy
cussed me every day,' Pauline noted bitterly. ... Perry thus supplied the master
tapes of Cloak And Dagger when Billy Bradford came to Jamaica towards the
end of Targowski's stay; he also handed over tapes of 'Cane River Rock', 'Dread
Lion', Jah Lion's 'Leggo' (issued as 'The Earth Is The Lord'), Max Romeo's '
Norman The ...

Contemporary Authors

Author: Frances Carol Locher
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780810300460
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He felt that Miller revealed too much about the drunken sprees and lascivious
tendencies of congressmen, and termed the book "one of the harshest assaults
on parliamentary democracy since the days of Guy Fawkes." A more ...
WRITINGS: (With wife, Elizabeth Shown Mills) Melrose, Association for the
Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, 1973; The Forgotten People: Cane River's
Creoles of Color, Louisiana State University Press, 1977; (with E. S. Mills) Tales
of Old Natchitoches, ...

With All Arms

Author: Carl Laurence Duaine
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Combined, the kinsmen made up a third of a militia company, joined with
Jackson and drew the bad assignment, across the river from the main force
where they were driven off the field, in orderly retreat — but General Jackson did
not forgive. Then there were the stories of the Indian traders — the Morris and
Franklin families — of how the Franklins adopted an orphan one-year-old Indian
boy who eventually married an adopted sister. "She never changed her name"
ran through the ...

The Century

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William M. John (In the Interests of Light and Learnin') as a small boy decided to
write for The Century; then he found he had to go to school and later to make a
living. But a little more than a year ago he got ... I shall write more Tumbleweed
Valley tales and work at them until they measure up to Century requirements."
Lyle Saxon (And the Waters ... His short story "Cane River" was included in the "O
. Henry Memorial Prize Award Stories of 1926." We printed, in July, "Down on the
Levee ...

Travelers Tales Thailand

Author: James O'Reilly
Publisher: Travelers' Tales
ISBN: 1932361804
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We began our day by driving to nearby Pai River and boarding a longtail boat. It
was a lovely morning. Families scrubbed their clothes on the riverside, and men
set ... After a half-hour or so, it occurred to me to ask Boy where we were going. “
Nowhere,” he responded frankly. “All tourists in Mae Hong Son must do this. ...
Each house had woven cane walls and an elaborate gate entering into a front
yard. Naisoi was a quiet, easy place—much as I'd first imagined Mae Hong Son
would ...

Louisiana Libraries

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$5.99. Last year, Miss Ethel, the town librarian, thought she saw a peeping Tom
and the year before, a ghost, but now she claims a UFO has fallen in the Cane
River. She causes ... He and the local sheriff search the river with a
magnetometer, and instead of finding a UFO, they find a dead body. The body is
... The collection reads like a novel at the beginning, with the first three stories
unveiling the world according to Jeb, a boy ranging in age from about ten to 13
years old. In "It Pours," ...