Raised in the steamy bayous of New Orleans in the early 1900s, LeRoi "King" Tremain, caught up in his family's ongoing feud with the rival DuMont family, learns to fight. But when the teenage King mistakenly kills two white deputies during a botched raid on the DuMonts, the Tremains' fear of reprisal forces King to flee Louisiana.More
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- Cecelia Saunders
Just what I needed to hear!
This is a story that has never been told, and told so well. It takes on stereotypes and challenges them, especially in regards to how African-American families do not support each other. This story is all about family and one man's quest to create a successful legacy for his lineage. Its sincere, cut-throat, thought provoking, challenging, and just damn good!
Of course, King Tremain. Strength, family values, passion, reciprocity, don't take no mess from nobody...
Too many to choose one!
You 'best say Joe 'cause you sho' don't know!"
Can't wait to start and finish Echoes of a Distant Summer... the legacy lives on!