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Cane River

by Lalita Tademy

Cane River by Lalita Tademy X
Cane River by Lalita Tademy
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  • First Published:
    Apr 2001, 418 pages

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    Apr 2002, 560 pages

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Hsiaolei Miller

It was a historical novel on the authors great grandmothers. She researched continuously to compile the book. I found the book rather dull, lacking true emotion in its scattered events. The historical accuracy, rather, intrigued me.
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Author Agenda and Historical Misinformation
Lalita Tademy used the pages of this work as a forum for presenting her progenitors as "tragic mulattoes," carefully presenting their male "companions" as men taking advantage of their "possessions." To cover her tracks, Tademy chose to leave out dates to allow researchers to reconstruct her "search" which also included the changing to names to fit her agenda. Even a work of fiction based on fact should have validity for recreating the truth behind the fiction.
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