Belizaire the Cajun by Glen Pitre (Book)
Set in the Cajun country of Louisiana’s Vermilion Parish during the 1850s, this historical novel, based on the 1986 motion picture, recounts the exploits of Belizaire Breaux, a Cajun herbalist and traiteur (faith healer).Finding himself at the center of an explosive chain of events, Belizaire defies a group of cattle barons who terrorize the region. He fails to save his cousin from their vengeance, but eventually triumphs over the group and wins the love of a vigilante’s widow in the process. This novel contains black-and-white photographs depicting the unique Cajun culture, including landmarks such as Pine and Oak Alley plantations, Lake Martin Swamp, and Bayou Teche.
Page Count: 144
Orig. Publication Date: 1988
Dimensions: 5.5″ X 8.5″