Desiree's Baby

Desiree's Baby

eBook - 2017
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Desiree's Baby BY Kate Chopin is about the daughter of Monsieur and Madame Valmonď, who are wealthy French Creoles in antebellum Louisiana. Abandoned as a baby, Desiree was found by Monsieur Valmonď lying in the shadow of a stone pillar near the Valmonď gateway. She is courted by the son of another wealthy, well-known and respected French Creole family, Armand. They marry and have a child. People who see the baby have the sense it is different. Eventually they realize that the baby's skin is the same color as a quadroon (one-quarter African)-the baby has African ancestry. At the time of the story, this would have been considered a problem for a person believed to be white.
Publisher: [United States]: Dreamscape Media, LLC , 2017
ISBN: 9781520077574
1520077572
Characteristics: text file
1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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