The Letter of Francois Gesseau Chouteau and his wife Berenice Therese, nee Menard, form the core of this valuable study of the Kansas City Chouteaus. All but a few were written in French, and with the publication of this work most of them become avaiable in English translation for the first time. About the Author Ezra Greenspan is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor of English at Southern Methodist University. His numerous publications include William Wells Brown: A Reader and Walt Whitman and the American Reader. Product Specifications Published by University of Missouri Western Historical, paperback, 2001. 304 pages.