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Most readers want to see what a writer they like looks like-- and like Mr. Walker you will.
It is for readers who want to see the city for its more complicated, uglier, stranger, fascinating and consequently more beautiful self.
If you've yet to visit New Orleans, the candid "snapshots" of Walker's letters will surely entice.
Delivery of this product was as expected in regard to condition and time of arrival - no problems, no surprises. Honest, touching - NOLA from an outside perspective. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Counselor
Travelling is more of a attitude, a way of life rather than staying in a different place for a few days. Read morePublished on June 7, 2010 by Sean Fish
The set-up was a little weird and random but the writing was excellent. It was fun to read.Published on November 9, 2009 by Vanhooligan75
I received a copy of Letters from New Orleans a little over a month before Hurricane Katrina blew in. Read morePublished on August 4, 2008 by Mary G. Longorio
Rob Walker may use his day job as a New York Times Magazine Columnist to support himself, but with the publication of LETTERS FROM NEW ORLEANS he clearly steps into the arena of... Read morePublished on February 24, 2008 by Grady Harp
I've never drunk and eaten my way through an hours' long lunch at Galatoire's. I don't own a white suit nor do I normally hang out in jazz clubs. Read morePublished on February 6, 2007 by Bob Newman
If you've yet to visit New Orleans, the candid "snapshots" of Walker's letters will surely entice. If you're familiar with the city, you'll nod your head & sigh in remembrance - &... Read morePublished on March 25, 2006 by S. Fishburn
In my 65+ years, New Orleans is the place I have returned to most often, almost like a second home. This compilation of writings--done before Katrina--echo mine experiences so... Read morePublished on March 18, 2006 by Everett
This book started out as a nice snapshot of the characters in New Orleans. About halfway in, it devolved into a sociology disseration on the racial/class ills of the city. Read morePublished on March 10, 2006 by happa creole