New PDF release: 1729: The True Story of Pierre & Marie Mayeux, the Natchez

By Kenneth Myers

ISBN-10: 0692870660

ISBN-13: 9780692870662

placed your self of their sneakers. In 1720 France was once simply popping out of an extended battle that had left the country at the fringe of financial ruin. humans have been ravenous to loss of life and plagues have been sweeping the rustic. the wealthy have been getting richer and the terrible have been getting poorer.

Pierre & Marie Mayeux have been newlyweds who left in the back of every thing with the intention to construct a brand new lifestyles in French Louisiana. Little did they be aware of the tricky and terrifying course that lay sooner than them.

1729 is their tale, and the tale of thousands like them who got here to a brand new international with new wish, purely to have it dashed and damaged time after time. this is often the story in their trip around the Atlantic, enduring a 12 months in plague-ridden Biloxi, making their method six hundred miles up the Mississippi River, surviving one of many worst massacres in American heritage, dwelling within the newly based swamp village of recent Orleans, and at last elevating a relations in South Louisiana.

Today there are 1000000 dwelling descendants of Pierre and Marie Mayeux. yet there nearly have been none.

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