Poor Man's Provence

Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana

By Rheta Grimsley Johnson; Bailey White (Foreword by)
(NewSouth, Hardcover, 9781588382184, 221pp.)

Publication Date: March 2008

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These days, much is labeled Cajun that is not, and the popularity of the unique cultures food, songs, and dance has been a mixed blessing. Poor Mans Provence helps define whats what through lively characters and stories.

Sunday, Nov 29, 2009

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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