By Tim Gautreaux
Bringing a similar mild and mild knowing that he did to the tale assortment Same position, comparable Things, writer Tim Gautreaux tells the story of Paul and Colette, star-crossed and factious fans suffering to make it in rural south Louisiana. while Colette, uninterested with small city lifestyles, perceives another indiscretion through the fun-loving Paul, she heads for l. a., with substantial goals and Paul in tow. Paul's makes an attempt to attract his attractive younger spouse again domestic to the Cajun bayou, and again to his center, make up a story choked with heat, devotion and majestically built scenes of Southern lifestyles.
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