Geyh, Patricia Keeney, et al. French-Canadian Sources: A Guide for Genealogists.

Orem, UT: Ancestry, 2002. 329p., hardcover. Index, illus, maps. $39.95. ISBN 1-931279-01-2.

Any guide to family history research in French Canada is automatically of interest to Louisiana genealogists not only because of the historical similarity between the French colonial systems in Quebec and Louisiana, but also because a large fraction of those expelled by the English from Acadia made their way to Quebec.

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Mills, Elizabeth Shown. Isle of Canes.

Provo, UT: Ancestry, 2004. 583p., hardcover. Illus, maps. $24.95. ISBN 1-59331-175-3.

When one of the leading figures in our profession/avocation publishes a new book, a reviewer’s interest is automatic and immediate. But when the author is justifiably renowned for historical methodology and for compilation and interpretation of resources, and the new volume is a work of fiction, . . . well, one must admit to a bit of trepidation.

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