Description - Roadwalkers by Shirley Ann Grau
During 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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(216mm x 139mm x 17mm)
Louisiana State University Press
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
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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.