Goodnight Acadiana (Hardcover)

By Leslie Crawford Costner, Camille Barnes (Illustrator)

Ampersand, Inc., 9781450795906, 24pp.

Publication Date: December 6, 2011

List Price: 16.95*
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Acadiana is composed of 22 parishes in southwest Louisiana. This tribute to the bountiful ecosystem and fond traditions of Creoles and Cajuns is beautifully illustrated and presents a foundation for appreciating the singular heritage of this region.

About the Author

Lesley C. Costner grew up in New Orleans but spent holidays and special occasions with family in Acadiana, where a cochon de lait (whole roasted suckling pig) was the order of the day. Though not a writer by training, her goal is to share the warmth and traditions of the region with those who know it well and those who may be surprised by the depth of its history.