This classic reprint evokes a city steeped in the traditions and idiosyncrasies of three cultures—French, Spanish, and American.
By any standards, New Orleans is a unique city, and Saxon depicts it unadorned, with all its flaws and glories.
About the Author
Known widely as one of Louisiana’s great writers, Lyle Saxon documented many of the quirks and mysteries of New Orleans. His narratives include a vivid picture of Mardi Gras as seen through the eyes of a young boy, a brief history of the city, and accounts of strange and remarkable events, including the great Mississippi flood of 1927, the year of the great plague, and a voodoo cult ceremony.
FABULOUS NEW ORLEANS
By Lyle Saxon
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South
400 pp. 6 x 9
ISBN: 9780882897066 pb