New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City

New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City

For two decades Npr commentator Andrei Codrescu has been living in and writing about his adopted city, where, as he puts it, the official language is dreams. How apt that a refugee born in Transylvania found his home in a place where vampires roam the streets and voodoo queens live around the corner; where cemeteries are the most popular picnic spots, the ghosts of poets, prostitutes, and pirates are palpable, and in the French Quarter, no one ever sleeps. Codrescu's essays have been called "satirical gems," "subversive," "sardonic and stunning," "funny," "gonzo," "wittily poignant," and "perverse"-here is a writer who perfectly mirrors the wild, voluptuous, bohemian character of New Orleans itself. This retrospective follows him from newcomer to near native: first seduced by the lush banana trees in his backyard and the sensual aroma of coffee at the café down the block, Codrescu soon becomes a Window Gang regular at the infamous bar Molly's on Decatur, does a stint as King of Krewe de Vieux Carré at Mardi Gras, befriends artists, musicians, and eccentrics, and exposes the city's underbelly of corruption, warning presciently about the lack of planning for floods in a city high on its own insouciance. Alas, as we all now know, Paradise is lost.New Orleans, Mon Amour is an epic ...

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Etouffée, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans

Etouffée, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans

This luxurious photography book on New Orleans restaurants celebrates the city�s love affair with food. From the legendary Tujague�s to the down-home Uglesich�s, these beloved establishments are shown off in all their glory for residents and visitors alike.

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New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City by Codrescu, Andrei(January 31, 2006) Paperback

New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City by Codrescu, Andrei(January 31, 2006) Paperback

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New Orleans Mon Amour

New Orleans Mon Amour

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New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City [NEW ORLEANS MON AMOUR]

New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City [NEW ORLEANS MON AMOUR]

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New Orleans, Mon Amour Publisher: Algonquin Books [Deckle Edge]

New Orleans, Mon Amour Publisher: Algonquin Books [Deckle Edge]

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Etouffee, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans by Kerri McCafferty (2002-10-01)

Etouffee, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans by Kerri McCafferty (2002-10-01)

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By Kerri McCaffety EtouffǸe, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans [Hardcover]

By Kerri McCaffety EtouffǸe, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans [Hardcover]

  • ASIN: B00RWSFSR8

Etouff??e, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans by Peggy Laborde (2002-09-30)

Etouff??e, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans by Peggy Laborde (2002-09-30)

  • ASIN: B01K13YJHA

Etouff??e, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans by Kerri McCaffety (2002-09-30)

Etouff??e, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans by Kerri McCaffety (2002-09-30)

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