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Grand Coteau: The Holy Land of South Louisiana

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A 176-page hardcover book that captures the spirit of one of the truly holy places in North America. It is a town of mystery, with well-established ties to the supernatural, including the famous Miracle of Grand Coteau. Brought to life by dozens of exceptional color photographs, the book focuses on the town's major religious institutions: The Academy of theSacred Heart, Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House and St. Charles College/Jesuit Spirituality Center. The book explores not only the history of these three ...
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Overview

A 176-page hardcover book that captures the spirit of one of the truly holy places in North America. It is a town of mystery, with well-established ties to the supernatural, including the famous Miracle of Grand Coteau. Brought to life by dozens of exceptional color photographs, the book focuses on the town's major religious institutions: The Academy of theSacred Heart, Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House and St. Charles College/Jesuit Spirituality Center. The book explores not only the history of these three institutions but also the substance of their teachings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780925417473
  • Publisher: Acadian House Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/1/2004
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,374,499
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

TRENT ANGERS who was nominated twice for the Nobel Prize in Literature (2000 and 2001), is a veteran journalist who has authored thousands of published news and feature stories, as well as five books, in a writing and editing career that has spanned four decades.

His books are: The Truth About The Cajuns (1989); Dudley LeBlanc: A Biography (1993); The Forgotten Hero Of My Lai: The Hugh Thompson Story (1999); Grand Coteau: The Holy Land of South Louisiana (2005); and An Airboat on the Streets of New Orleans (2008).

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Louisiana State University in 1970. Since 1975, Angers has been editor and publisher of Acadiana Profile, "The Magazine of the Cajun Country," based in Lafayette, La.; it is one of the longest-running regional publications in the United States.
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