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Excellent reference book! :)
on May 31, 2013
This book is a must-read for anyone interested in learning more about New Orleans, its customs, traditions and history. As there is no table of contents (at least in my edition), for those interested, its sections include: Places, People, Music, Architecture, History, Lexicon, Libations, Sports, Mardi Gras, Mother Nature Matters, On Death and Dying, Plague and Pestilence, Medicine, Revolting Developments, Customs and Culture, The Arts, Literature, By the Numbers, Food, Quotable New Orleans Quotes, Legend and Lore, and Lagniappe (or "something extra" in connection with a purchase). This is a great reference book for researchers, and has helped me tremendously in my own research of this fascinating city.