The Feast of All Saints PDF by Anne Rice

The Feast of All Saints PDF by Anne Rice

The Feast of All Saints

In the days before the Civil War, there lived in New Orleans the gens de couleur libre copper skinned half castes, liberated by their owners, but confined by their color to a life of political nonexistence and social subordination Still, an aristocracy would emerge in this society artist, poets, and musicians, plantation owners, scientists and craftsmen whose talents a In the days before the Civil War, there lived in New Orleans the gens de couleur libre copper skinned half castes, liberated by their owners, but confined by their color to a life of political nonexistence and social subordination Still, an aristocracy would emerge in this society artist, poets, and musicians, plantation owners, scientists and craftsmen whose talents and reputations would extend far beyond the limits of their small world Mega selling author Anne Rice s probing, lyrical style sweeps us into their midst as she introduces Marcel, the sensitive, blue eyed scholar, Marie, his breathtakingly beautiful sister, whose curse is to pass for white Christophe, novelist and teacher, the idol of all young gens and stunning Anna Bella, whose allure for the well to do white man would become legend.Here is a compelling and richly textured tale of a people forever caught in the shadows between black and white

Title : The Feast of All Saints
Author :  Anne Rice
Language : English
Isbn : 0345376048
Format : Paperback
Pages : 570 pages

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