Legendary Locals of New Orleans – Paperback – Signed by Author

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Legendary Locals of New Orleans – Paperback – Signed by Author

Legendary Locals of New Orleans offers a sampling of some of the people who make up the city’s 300-year history, bios, photos, inspiration to dive deeper.

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Legendary Locals of New Orleans – Paperback – Signed by Author

Legendary Locals of New Orleans – Paperback – Signed by Author

by Edward J. Branley

Since its founding in 1718 by the LeMoyne brothers, New Orleans has cemented its status as one of the busiest ports on the continent. Producing many unique and fascinating individuals, Colonial New Orleans was a true gumbo of personalities. The city lays claim to many nationalities, including Spaniards Baron Carondelet, Don Andres Almonester, and French sailors and privateers Jean Lafitte and Dominique Youx. Businessmen like Daniel Henry Holmes and Isidore Newman contributed to local flavor, as did musicians Buddy Bolden, Joe “King” Oliver, Louis Armstrong, and Louis Prima. War heroes include P.G.T. Beauregard and Andrew Jackson Higgins. Avery Alexander, A.P. Tureaud, and Ernest Morial paved the way for African Americans to lead the city. Kate Chopin, Lafcadio Hearn, Ellen DeGeneres, Mel Ott, Archie Manning, and Drew Brees have kept the world entertained, while chefs and restaurateurs like Leah Chase and the Brennans sharpened the city’s culinary chops. Legendary Locals of New Orleans pays homage to the notables that put spice in that gumbo.

Product Details

  • Series: Legendary Locals
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Legendary Locals (January 14, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1467100390
  • ISBN-13: 978-1467100397

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Weight 14 oz
Dimensions 9.25 x 6.5 x .5 in

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