Fabulous New Orleans

Fabulous New Orleans

by Lyle Saxon

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Overview

Saxon's accounts include Mardi Gras as seen through the eyes of a boy and a brief history of the city.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882897066
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 01/31/1989
Edition description: Pelican pbk. ed
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 399,313
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

About the Author


Lyle Saxon (1891-1946) ranks among Louisiana's most outstanding writers. During the 1920s and 1930s he was the central figure in the regionís literary community, and was widely known as a raconteur and bon vivant. In addition to Father Mississippi, Lafitte the Pirate, and Children of Strangers, he also wrote Fabulous New Orleans, Old Louisiana, The Friends of Joe Gilmore, and was a co-author of Gumbo Ya-Ya, with Edward Dreyer and Robert Tallant. During the Depression, he directed the state WPA Writers Project, which produced the WPA Guide to Louisiana and the WPA Guide to New Orleans.

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