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Author Chad LeBlanc, second from left, held a signing for his book, ‘The Isleños of Pierre Part,’ during the Feb. 3 meeting of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society at the Pierre Part Branch of the Assumption Parish Library System. LeBlanc presented his book, about Pierre Part and Belle River families descended from Canary Island settlers of 1778-81, to more than 100 audience members. With LeBlanc, from left, are his father, Morrison LeBlanc, his mother, Barbara Perera LeBlanc, and his aunt, Bernadette Perera Powell.

Author Chad LeBlanc held a signing for his book, ‘The Isleños of Pierre Part,’ during the Feb. 3 meeting of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana at the Pierre Part Branch of the Assumption Parish Library System.

LeBlanc presented his book, about Pierre Part and Belle River families descended from Canary Island settlers of 1778-81, to more than 100 audience members.