Books: Cajun Idyll

MADAME TOUSSAINT'S WEDDING DAY— Thad St. Martin—Little, Brown ($2).

Mme Toussaint was a buxom Cajun widow with seven children, and well along in years (she was 28). She had not thought seriously of marrying again, but when a fine young fellow like Jean asked her, she said yes. On her wedding day, though it went much against the grain, she thought it more fitting not to go out with the fishing fleet but to sit at home in idle dignity. Mme Toussaint soon found the hours dragging, found herself worrying about the new sleeping arrangements....

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