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George Washington Cable

About The Author American novelist George Washington Cable (1844 - 1925) was remembered for his realistic portrayal of Creole life in New Orleans, Louisiana where he grew up. He has been referred to as the most important southern artist working in the late 19th century, according to the University of North Carolina. He won critical acclaim for his books about New Orleans, and in particular Old Creole Days (1879) The Grandissimes (1880), and Madame Delphine (1881). Cable was not a Creole but had...See more