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6 edition of Cane River found in the catalog.

Cane River

by Lalita Tademy

  • 376 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cane River Region (La.),
  • Louisiana
    • Subjects:
    • African American families -- Fiction.,
    • African American women -- Fiction.,
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • Large type books.,
    • Cane River Region (La.) -- Fiction.,
    • Louisiana -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLalita Tademy.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesThorndike Press large print Americana series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3570.A248 C36 2001b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination645 p. (large print) :
      Number of Pages645
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3944667M
      ISBN 100786233729, 0786233737
      LC Control Number2001027602

        Tademy takes historical fact and mingles it with fiction to weave a vivid and dramatic account of what life was like for the four remarkable women who came before her. Beginning with Tademy's great-great-great-great grandmother Elisabeth, this is a family saga that sweeps from the early days of slavery through the Civil War into a pre-Civil Rights South-a unique and moving slice of .   Cane River - Ebook written by Lalita Tademy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Cane River/5(96).

        “Cane River” is the first — and, alas, the only — fictional feature directed by Horace B. Jenkins, who died shortly after completing it in The film’s rediscovery and restoration. Cane River Lalita Tademy, Grand Central Publishing pp. ISBN Summary Mingling historical fact with fiction, Lalita Tademy's epic novel is based on the lives of four generations of African American women and is the result of years of exhaustive research and an obsessive odyssey to uncover her family's past.

      Don't forget to print your list of official Oprah’s Book Club selections and mark the ones you’ve completed. 25 of Cane River. By Lalita Tademy. pages; Warner Books I think what [Lalita was] able to do with this story is open the door for a lot of people who want to trace their own roots or look at what their heritage, what that. “Cane River” is a cinematic valentine straight from the mind and soul of writer/director Horace B. Jenkins, who died before the project’s original release in It’s the only movie that he directed, and it was made with an all African American cast and crew.


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Lalita Tademy's book, Cane River, tells in fictional form the stories of four generations of the women in her family. The story, I come from two long lines of strong women/5.

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Cane River is one of those few novels that must be read and read again to fully understand the characters and their culture, their feelings and their history.

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A few years ago, after a long search, I found the Bill of Sale of. Cane River is a family saga by Lalita Tademy. It was chosen as an Oprah's Book Club selection. In a blend of fact and fiction, Tademy tells the story of four generations of her slave-born female ancestors — Elisabeth, Suzette, Philomene, and Emily — following their trajectories from the s to the -parser-output on{font.

Cane River Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections: This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on Cane River by Lalita Tademy.

Suzette is born a. Description of the book "Cane River": Follows four generations of African American women from slavery to the early twentieth century as they struggle for economic security and the future of their families along the Cane River in rural Louisiana.

Reviews of the Cane River. The  New York Times  bestselling author of the Oprah Book Club Pick  Cane River  brings us the evocative story of a once-enslaved man who buys his freedom after serving as a translator during the American Indian Wars, and his granddaughter, who sustains his legacy of courage.

Cane River dramatizes the roots of turmoil within America's black community on issues of skin color. Emily, for example, is described by the author as being "color-struck." Emily, for example, is described by the author as being "color-struck.".

Cane River () is a fictionalized version of the lives of author Lalita Tademy’s female ancestors over the course of four generations. Cane River was a New York Times bestseller and was selected for Oprah’s Book Club.

CANE RIVER covers years of Lalita Tademy's family's history, written as fiction, but deeply rooted in years of research historical fact, and family lore. It is a family saga that covers four generations of women born into slavery and searching for freedom/5(). Free download or read online Cane River pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Lalita Tademy. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are.4/5.

CANE RIVER It was here, on a medium-sized Creole plantation owned by a family named Derbanne, that author Lalita Tademy found her family's roots-and the stories of four astonishing women who battled vast injustices to create a legacy of hope and achievement.

Cane River is a novelization of stories Tademy gleaned from years of research about the generations of strong, dedicated, passionate and sometimes wrong-headed women who labored, in all senses of the word, through slavery and beyond.

The book begins with Elisabeth, who was sold from Virginia to Louisiana, and one of Tademy's many brilliant touches is her description of the matriarch's. Cane River by Lalita Tademy CANE RIVER tells the story of four generations of African-American women and the choices they made in order to survive slavery and tragic losses and to create a legacy for the generations to follow.

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"Cane River" spans four generations and through the eyes of Lalita Tademy, we are able to trace the stories of four women and witness how their lives are interwoven.

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Cane River is a wonderfully thought-provoking book. The descriptions of the people and the places are very vivid. It is interesting to compare the dynamics of today's society to. The story opens inon a plantation on the Cane River in Louisiana, as Suzette turns nine.

She's a house slave who often works in the kitchen with her mother Elisabeth, the cook and family matriarch whose love and wisdom will sustain them all in the years : Lalita Tademy.Cane River by Tademy, Lalita and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at