On the tiny Isle aux Chiens in the central coastal curve east of the tripartite mouth of the Mississippi, live the witty, resourceful and often inscrutable descendants of Louisiana's French-Spanish pioneers. They watch, they quarrel and they love, always beneath a hard, blue sky.
About the Author
Shirley Ann Grau is the author of three story collections and six novels, including The Keepers of the House, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Roadwalkers; and The House on Coliseum Street. She lives in New Orleans and on Martha's Vineyard.