By (author) Shirley Ann Grau
Roadwalkers by Shirley Ann Grau
Book DescriptionDuring the Depression, Baby and her abandoned siblings are roadwalkers, homeless wanderers foraging for existence across the rural South. Rescued by a kindly white man and placed with nuns in New Orleans, Baby is renamed Mary Woods and grows up to find success as a dressmaker and painter.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807129135
(216mm x 139mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Louisiana State University Press
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Shirley Ann Grau
House on Coliseum Street, Paperback (October 1996)» View all books by Shirley Ann Grau
Joan Mitchell is 21 and has lived the stately New Orleans house on Coliseum Street all her life. Her mother and half-sister have steadily undermined her self-regard, and to Joan, her fate seems sealed and strangely inconsequential. Then a brief affair changes her life forever.
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Author Biography - Shirley Ann Grau
Among Shirley Ann Grau 's other works are the novels The Hard Blue Sky and The House on Coliseum Street and the short fiction collection Selected Stories. She grew up in Louisiana and Alabama and now divides her time between Metairie -- a suburb of New Orleans -- and Martha's Vineyard.
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