This is the true story of the power of faith.
The setting is a Catholic parish deep in the
bayous of southern Louisiana, but this tale
transcends religious and geographic backgrounds.
The Miracle of St. Genevieve is the inspiring,
heartbreaking and uplifting story of how a faith
community has struggled and strengthened through
a half century of dwindling national church
attendance, parochial school closings, clerical
scandals and overall questioning of the value of
Rise of the Cajun Mariners carries the reader
into the unique, previously unexplored realm of
the old wild and wooly oilfield boat business.
This international industry was born in
Louisiana's bayou country and pioneered by
The book follows four of these French-speaking
trailblazers as they scrape to buy and build
their first boats and struggle toward success,
but this is about more than an inspirational
pursuit of the American dream. It's a candid
account of a colorful time in a vital business.
“If Americans love an underdog, then readers
will gobble up Woody Falgoux's first book,
chronicling the day-to-day exploits of 10
undrafted rookies as they go through training
camp with the New Orleans Saints and compete for
jobs that for all intents and purposes belong to