Acadiana

Review: Jacques’ Escape

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  Writer and English language educator Anne C. Kelly transports her readers to the 18th Century with her historically-rich debut novel Jacques’ Escape. The story she tells centres around 14-year-old Acadian boy Jacques Terriot and his family’s struggle for survival as they are deported from Grand Pré to the British colony of Massachusetts during the Expulsion of the Acadians. Upon being forcefully removed from his homeland,…