Nine Lives

Author: Dan Baum
Publisher: Random House LLC
ISBN: 9780385523202
Size: 65.38 MB
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The fascinating world and rich culture of New Orleans come alive through the lives of nine colorful characters spanning 40 years and bracketed by two devastating hurricanes, interweaving the stories of their individual lives with the ...

The Accidental City

Author: Lawrence N. Powell
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674065441
Size: 53.94 MB
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Chronicles the history of the city from its being contended over as swampland through Louisiana's statehood in 1812, discussing its motley identities as a French village, African market town, Spanish fortress, and trade center.

1 Dead In Attic

Author: Chris Rose
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416552987
Size: 74.32 MB
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A journalist offers a collection of his columns detailing his own experiences living through Hurricane Katrina, the stories of other city inhabitants, and the struggle to rebuild in the wake of destruction, tragedy, and death.

Beautiful Crescent

Author: Joan Garvey
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781455617425
Size: 24.54 MB
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A brief history for New Orleans' greatest admirers.

New Orleans Mon Amour

Author: Andrei Codrescu
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1565127900
Size: 52.33 MB
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Alas, as we all now know, Paradise is lost. New Orleans, Mon Amour is an epic love song, a clear-eyed elegy, a cultural celebration, and a thank-you note to New Orleans in its Golden Age.

Why New Orleans Matters

Author: Tom Piazza
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062447424
Size: 47.60 MB
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In the preface to this new edition, Piazza considers how far the city has come in the decade since Katrina, as well as the challenges it still faces—and reminds us that people in threatened communities across America have much to learn ...

Gumbo Tales Finding My Place At The New Orleans Table

Author: Sara Roahen
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393072061
Size: 47.83 MB
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For Wisconsin native Sara Roahen, a Sazerac is also a fine accompaniment to raw oysters, a looking glass into the cocktail culture of her own family—and one more way to gain a foothold in her beloved adopted city.

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

ISBN: 9780733327834
Size: 73.32 MB
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Discover the stories behind the adjectives: Dickensian, Kafkaesque, Rabelaisian and the writers behind the stories. In this book you'll find critiques of the most important and bestselling fiction ever written.

City Of Refuge

Author: Tom Piazza
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061982814
Size: 76.14 MB
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Ranging from the lush neighborhoods of New Orleans to Texas, Missouri, Chicago, and beyond, City of Refuge is a modern masterpiece—a panoramic novel of family and community, trial and resilience, told with passion, wisdom, and a deep ...