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French Quarter Fiction: The Newest Stories of America's Oldest Bohemia Paperback – April 1, 2003
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"A treat of a different kind . . . a labor of love and a present for the rest of us." -- Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book World
"Conveys the heart and soul of the Quarter; having them assembled here is a remarkable act of scholarship and love." -- Michael Feldman, host of Public Radio International's
"The colorful and eccentric residents of the Quarter swarm through these stories like fire ants. . . . Enjoy the trip." -- The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
"This book is more fun than a box of glue-huffing monkeys on St. Peter and Bourbon" -- John Goodman
"Whatever your taste in fiction, you will find a story in this book to inspire and enlighten you." -- Planet Weekly, Jackson, Mississippi
An unprecedented evocation of the haunted city responsible for America¹s Bohemian bent. Makes for a truly intoxicating experience. -- Parade Magazine
None has ever given us such an unabashed, intimate view into the mindset of Tennessee Williams in his later years. -- Alternatives
These stories are a distilled pleasure achieved through muscular and lyrical revelations. -- Yusef Komunyakaa
This book will be the first one the lit hounds pick up in search of ur-sounds. -- Where Y'at
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It told so much about the underbelly of the French Quarter: the crime, poverty, gangs, unsavory people in general - it just
wasn't very satisfying, even though good authors... Read more
I wish I knew the better stories here. Some of them are pretty boring. Most are good to excellent. I guess on a one to ten it would be a five.Published on December 4, 2011 by Rodney W.
I ordered this book for my husband and he liked it so much, I started reading it. Before I was even finished, I ordered 2 more copies for Christmas presents.Published on October 31, 2010 by gator girl