Back cover: They had nothing but their pride when they stepped onto Louisiana's golden shores ...
The Langlinais -- forever banished from their Nova Scotia homeland, with strength and determination they learned to farm the black bayou soil and to understand the ways of the New World -- rising to become one of Louisiana's most powerful families.
The De Clouets -- pampered, vain, the cream of French society, they barely escaped the horrors of the Revolution. Accustomed to the luxuries of court life, they lived in the glow of past glory and lost nobility as they struggled to rebuild their lives.
Cajun -- bound by love, passion, and betrayal; bound by a past of exile and survival; bound by destiny to the Louisiana land that was theirs ...
The Langlinais--banished from Nova Scotia flee to Louisiana and rise to the powerful
The DeClouets-escaped during French Revolution struggle to regain nobility
Cajun--bound by pain and betrayal, and destiny to the Louisiana land