Thursday, May 19, 2011 | Categories: Past Episodes |
Les filles du roi -- or the King's daughters -- were the young women sent out to New France to marry the single men, to bear children and to populate the colony.
But what if they were sent by force, and the men they were being sent to wed were not all that keen on marrying them?
That's the hypothesis behind a new novel called "Bride of New France".
Meet the author, Suzanne Desrochers.
And tune in for C'est la vie's book club, for their verdict on the novel.