The quintessential book on Ste. Genevieve history before the Louisiana Purchase. It covers the Illinois Country and Ste. Genevieve, the Old Town, Native American interactions, earning a living, society on the frontier, slavery French style, life and death, parent and child, daily life, as well as town government, priest and parishioners, the New Town and the coming of the Americans. A must read for anyone interested in Ste. Genevieve and French Colonial America.
538 pages, illustrations, appendixes, bibliography, index.
Can be purchased at Felix Vallé State Historic Site and the Jacques Guibourd House in Ste. Genevieve as well as on Amazon