Louisiana Hurricane 1860 Book Summary and Study Guide

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The romance of the 1800's featured in this book is moving and takes you completely in. Kathleen Duey has once again captivated us with her novel.
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In the remote Louisiana world we see a young girl, Madelaine, get her life ravaged over just one summer. Three hurricanes sweep in threatening not only to ruin her father's plantation but also the threat of taking her life.
The real story is the can not be love between Madelaine and a Cajun named Francoise. Her family would never accept her love for a low class Cajun.
Madelaine struggles for inner piece and the love of a life time inthe epic novel.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Forbidden/mismatched love?    -   Yes How mismatched?    -   poor loving rich Struggling with whom?    -   Dad If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate Family focus?    -   Yes Family, hating    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   servant Age/status:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics?    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   wealthy Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   90% Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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