These heartwarming stories, from a forgotten 19th-century master, depict the lives of women in the Louisiana of a hundred years ago. The title story, Charlie, introduces us to a spirited tomboy on the verge of becoming a young lady. Tante Cat'rinette is the story of an old black Creole. A Matter of Prejudice shows us the changes in a French grandmother. Beyond the Bayou tells of a black Creole woman who saves the life of a young boy. A Pair of Silk Stockings relates a young mother's temporary escape from poverty, while Regret tells the story of a spinster who must deal with 4 young children. Kate Chopin (1850-1904) is one of America's finest writers of short stories. These unabridged selections demonstrate her fine insight. Jacqueline Kinlow's performance is well-suited to the spirit of the works. Download and start listening now!