Synopses & Reviews
From award-winning "Wall Street Journal" writer Ken Wells comes this surprising, picaresque gem of a novel about being on the wrong side of the law in the bayous and backwaters of Louisiana.
About the Author
Ken Wells grew up on the banks of Bayou Black, deep in South Louisiana's Cajun belt. He got his first newspaper job as a nineteen-year-old college dropout, covering car wrecks and gator sightings for The Courier, a Houma, Louisiana, weekly, while still helping out in his family's snake-collecting enterprise. He is now a senior writer and features editor for The Wall Street Journal's Page One staff. He lives with his family on the outskirts of Manhattan. Meely LaBauve is his first novel.