Poor Man's Provence
Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana
Publication Date: March 2008
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Bailey White was born and raised in Thomasville, Georgia. She has worked as a schoolteacher and a writer. Her essays and stories have appeared in magazines and on NPR's "All Things Considered". She is the author of two story collections, "ama Makes Up Her Mind" and "Sleeping at the Starlite Motel", and a novel, "Quite a Year for Plums".
Just beyond the Mississippi River and over by the Atchafalaya swamp is where you'll find Henderson, La. Longtime Southern newspaper columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson's book, Poor Man's Provence: Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana, chronicles her love affair with the town. More at NPR.org
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