Honore, a well respected and very successful man in his community of Pisiguit, Acadia suddenly comes to find himself and his young family without a home. His son Joseph had just turned two years old. They are scattered to the winds across the Atlantic to England then France. The years pass and Joseph, now a young man, longs to be reunited with his extended family in south Louisiana.
Meanwhile, nearly three thousand miles away in the Canary Islands, a young man named Andres must face the harsh realties and misfortunes of life before he is finally presented with an opportunity for a fresh start in Louisiana.
These two peoples from different places, speaking different languages, and having different cultures ultimately come together in the inhospitable swamps and along the murky bayous of Ascension parish. Will their differences create an environment of conflict and strife, or will their shared faith bring them together?
Follow the journey of these courageous and resilient people as they live off the land and face life’s challenges. Along the way, you will come to know the fascinating history of these two cultures and the vastly different circumstances that brought them together.
The Roots of the Bayou is a sensational, thought-provoking, and captivating novel written by the exceptional and talented author Chad J. LeBlanc and what a stellar and beautiful story! The Roots of the Bayou is a book I was keen to read ever since discovering it as I love reading moving historical tales that provoke your thoughts about life. I admit however that my expectations going in were high, maybe too high! Thanks to the description that intrigued me and I thought maybe they would not be exceeded, but now that I have finished The Roots of the Bayou I can happily write that they were! And that is why The Roots of the Bayou is a novel that should be read and loved.
The Roots of the Bayou is a unique and brilliant tale that will take its readers on an enthralling and memorable journey from start to finish. The reader in The Roots of the Bayou will be taken on a historical sweeping journey in which we meet Honore, a successful man in his community of Pisiguit whose life is changed forever when he is forced to leave his home after British soldiers claim his properties.
The reader will follow Honore as he moves from his beloved home with his family and two-year-old son Joseph, as they travel and finally end up in France. Years pass and Honore’s son Joseph is now grown up and he longs to be reunited with his extended family in South Louisiana. The reader will follow Joseph on this journey while he tries to navigate his life and he will eventually meet Andres, a young man from the Canary Islands who is presented with an opportunity for a new life in Louisiana. It is here that the two young men, both from different backgrounds, with different cultures and even different languages, come together and navigate Louisiana and their new lives together and what follows is a beautiful and captivating tale that shouldn’t be missed!
The Roots of the Bayou is a phenomenal novel thanks to the charming moments as well as the unpredictable nature of the book that will have the readers turning the pages with haste from beginning to end. I love books that involve a journey, and the reader has just this in The Roots of the Bayou as the reader is taken on a brilliant journey from start to finish. What I loved most about The Roots of the Bayou is that the reader is taken on a journey that is continuously evolving and changing which in turn kept me hooked from beginning to end.
The Roots of the Bayou managed to entertain me for many hours on end thanks to the unique premise of the story as well as the excellent literature courtesy of Chad J. LeBlanc. Very rarely do I discover a book that captivates me as fast as The Roots of the Bayou has so the fact that I am so taken with this book shows you, readers, that this book indeed is incredible and not to be missed!
Chad J. LeBlanc is an incredibly talented author who clearly knows how to write unique but engaging stories. It was evident to me from the start that Chad J. LeBlanc is a passionate writer who surely loves entertaining readers with his literature as well as moving them! From the start of The Roots of the Bayou, I found myself hooked and this is a testament to how incredible Chad J. LeBlanc‘s literature is.
To conclude my thoughts on the exciting novel that is The Roots of the Bayou, I would say The Roots of the Bayou is a marvelous, stellar, and supreme book that will entertain and delight readers from start to finish and so I, of course, have to award this book five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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