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Overview

"The Solitary," "The Taxidermist," and "The Entomologist" all take place in south Louisiana and include Creole characters, among others. The first is about a timid man with a tortured soul who thinks the world is too big and complex for him. A surprising friendship, a sudden stroke of good fortune, and a potential disaster with an unexpected outcome take place in the second. And the last story tells of a collection of unusual relationships met with subsequent tragedy. This collection of short stories has a singular synthesis that is sure to incite interest and please the soul with its colorful tales. Each tells of strength of spirit and of heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595406330
Publisher: 1st World Library
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

George Washington Cable (October 12, 1844 - January 31, 1925) was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in his native New Orleans, Louisiana. He has been called "the most important southern artist working in the late 19th century", as well as "the first modern southern writer." In his treatment of racism, mixed-race families and miscegenation, his fiction has been thought to anticipate that of William Faulkner.

Table of Contents

The Solitary1
The Taxidermist51
The Entomologist91

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