Oral history of the New Orleans Ninth Ward / by Caroline Gerdes

Author
Gerdes, Caroline [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Gretna, Louisiana : Pelican Publishing Company, 2017.
  • © 2017.
Description
192 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits ; 24 cm

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-190) and index.
Contents
Introduction -- The great American gumbo pot -- A simpler time -- Ninth Ward food & spirits -- Contributions to the New Orleans sound -- Holidays in the neighborhood -- The Ninth Ward not-so-nuclear family -- The show, the corner grocery, & the Roman candy man -- On the edge -- Race's pervasive role in Ninth Ward history -- Eye of the storm -- Do you know what it means... -- Folklore from the nine -- Conclusion: The Ninth Ward looking forward.
ISBN
  • 145562263X
  • 9781455622634
OCLC
954271199
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