A personal and historical journey through Louisiana visits the Bayou State's four corners. From alligators in bayous to Zydeco music, the historical background and the author's stories of growing up in Louisiana give the reader a warm-hearted, sometimes poignant, look at a state influenced by three colonial powers--France, Spain, and England--and today's Creole and Cajun cultures.
Kittie Howard is a Geaux Tigers LSU grad who was born in New Orleans. She spent her formative years with her mother and sister on her grandparents' farm in Pointe Coupeé Parish while her father commuted weekends between the farm and LSU's Law School. They later moved to New Roads, the parish seat. She writes fiction novellas centered around the farm's rural environment. However, her latest book, "Louisiana's A-Z Something Extra: Lagniappe" is non-fiction, a personal and historical journey through the Bayou State.read more