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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 footwear. In 1720 France used to be simply popping out of an extended struggle that had left the country at the fringe of financial ruin. humans have been ravenous to dying 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 to be able to construct a brand new lifestyles in French Louisiana. Little did they be aware of the tough and terrifying course that lay earlier than them.

1729 is their tale, and the tale of hundreds of thousands like them who got here to a brand new global with new wish, in basic terms to have it dashed and damaged time after time. this can be the story in their trip around the Atlantic, enduring a 12 months in plague-ridden Biloxi, making their manner six hundred miles up the Mississippi River, surviving one of many worst massacres in American background, residing within the newly based swamp village of latest Orleans, and eventually elevating a kin in South Louisiana.

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

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