For over a decade, syndicated columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson has been spending numerous months a yr in Southwest Louisiana, deep within the center of Cajun state. in contrast to many different writers who've parachuted into the swampy paradise for a couple of days or perhaps weeks, Rheta fell in love with where, obtained a moment domestic and set in planting doomed azaleas and deep roots. She has came across an collection of lovely humans in a homely little city known as Henderson, correct at the fringe of the Atchafalaya Swamp. bad Man's Provence is either own odyssey and stable reporting, travelogue and memoir, humorous and frank, because the writer stocks what retains her coming domestic to French Louisiana.
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I additionally are looking to thank Chelsey Reid, Tony Salmon, and Annie Bates, all of whom inspired me at assorted instances to complete this little publication. Editors Suzanne l. a. Rosa and Randall Williams have been steadfastly sufferer and clever, and i'm thankful to them to boot. The names of the youngsters within the bankruptcy referred to as “Toolshed studying membership” were replaced to guard the blameless. — R. G. J.