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Recently rediscovered and not earlier than released, this buoyant memoir recounts a tender man's 1729 voyage from Paris to the recent global. An incorrigible rake--if no longer an outright rogue--Marc-Antoine Caillot records a string of pranks, events, and romantic escapades, and he speaks with immediacy around the centuries, illuminating racial and ethnic politics, environmental matters, and the start of latest Orleans's special cultural mélange. Enlivened by way of the author's personal beautiful illustrations, an organization guy offers an intimate examine the early background of 1 of the US s such a lot storied towns, putting it and the fledgling colony it anchored in the nexus of the French Atlantic empire.
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