New Orleans:: What Can\'t Be Lost: 88 Stories And Traditions From The Sacred City

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Brand: Univ of Louisiana at Lafayette
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ISBN : 9781935754008
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New Orleans:: What Can't Be Lost: 88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City

The eighty-eight stories and traditions in New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost are the piano keys in a love song to the city. Alongside Christopher Porché West's alluring black-and-white photographs, New Orleans' culture bearers pay tribute to the city they call home. From Storyville to the Super Bowl, from cover to cover are found Pulitzer Prize-winning writers--four of them gathered on these pages; Creole chefs; float and costume designers; a break-acrobat flipping forward over tourists lying on the pavement like matchsticks across from Jackson Square; Black Mardi Gras Indians; parade captains; musicians; protectors of the city's historic landmarks; writers of its poems and articles and novels and plays; and those who pass down traditions in the performance of New Orleans culture.

Specifications of New Orleans:: What Can't Be Lost: 88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City

GENERAL
AuthorLee Barclay
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
ISBN-101935754009
ISBN-139781935754008
PublisherUniv of Louisiana at Lafayette
Number Of Pages269
Publication Date2010-08-24
DIMENSIONS
Height0.9 inch.
Length9.4 inch.
Width8.4 inch.
Weight4.55 pounds.

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