Love and Death: Two Louisiana Stories

Love and Death: Two Louisiana Stories

by Sam Irwin

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Two tales of love and death set in the Bayou State from author Sam Irwin.

A Mississippi spinster writes a note to an "Unknown Gentleman" and casts it into the Mississippi River. A Mediterranean immigrant oysterman finds the bottle on the Gulf shore. Separated by hundreds of miles of river and two states, how will the two lonely hearts ever meet? You'll love the romantic ending of "Message in an Oystershell."

"An Ugly Day" explores the touching relationship of a young boy and his Cajun grandfather. When Johnny Boy is left to spend the summer with his grandparents in rural Louisiana for the summer he develops a deep relationship with his Poppa and a quarterhorse named Hazel.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016699301
Publisher: Sam Irwin
Publication date: 05/03/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 879,748
File size: 728 KB

About the Author

Sam Irwin is a freelance journalist born and raised in Louisiana. When he is not writing, he is riding his mountainbike along the swamp bike trails of the Comite River or training his Jack Russel terrier, a ferocious critter named Dee.

His LaNote blog may be found at

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