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New Orleans Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City

Author: Andrei Codrescu.

New Orleans Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City

Author: Andrei Codrescu.

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Item #: D34704
Format: Paperback
Pages: 273
Publication Date: 2006
Publisher: Algonquin
ISBN: 9781565125056
For two decades, NPR commentator Andrei Codrescu has been living in and writing about his adopted city, where, as he puts it, the official language is dreams. Capturing the voluptuous, bohemian character of New Orleans, this retrospective follows him from newcomer to near-native: first seduced by the lush banana trees in his backyard, Codrescu soon becomes a... More
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For two decades, NPR commentator Andrei Codrescu has been living in and writing about his adopted city, where, as he puts it, the official language is dreams. Capturing the voluptuous, bohemian character of New Orleans, this retrospective follows him from newcomer to near-native: first seduced by the lush banana trees in his backyard, Codrescu soon becomes a Window Gang regular at the infamous bar Molly's on Decatur, does a stint as King of Krewe de Vieux Carré at Mardi Gras, and warns presciently about the lack of planning for floods.


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