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Red River (Tademy Family Chronicles, Bk 2)
Red River - Tademy Family Chronicles, Bk 2
Author: Lalita Tademy
Four generations of African-American Southerners claw their way up from the ruins of Reconstruction in this engrossing family saga by the author of the bestselling Cane River. Tademy begins with a harrowing recreation of the notorious 1873 massacre at Colfax, La., where 150 blacks, gathered in defense of local Republican officials -and their own...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780446696999
ISBN-10: 0446696994
Publication Date: 1/3/2008
Pages: 448
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  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 23 ratings
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
I really enjoyed reading about the family history of the black families, the Tademys' and the Smiths'. The novel reveals the story of the people of Colfax, Louisian following the Civil War through 4 generations. This novel, based on history was very educational as well as entertaining.
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very good read and it really helps one to see a whole different side of the whole post-civil war/reconstruction era, the promises and desertion of the federal government once they got these folks to finally believe they could have something in the world and then not doing anything to assist, knowing that some would never let it happen. imagine having the right to vote for 10 years, and then having it taken away for decades after.
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Family saga, second novel by the author who wrote CANE RIVER. A blend of historical fact and deeply moving fiction, going back to 1873
reviewed Red River (Tademy Family Chronicles, Bk 2) on + 22 more book reviews
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Another great novel by Lalita Tademy!
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I loved the way it followed her family. It starts at the Colfax Riot and follows the ups and downs of the family.
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