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Description - Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children by John Churchill Chase

The history of New Orleans is a street-level story, with names like Iberville, Terpsichore, Gravier, Tchoupitoulas, and, of course, Bourbon, presenting the citys past with every step. The late John Churchill Chase eloquently chronicles the origins and development of the most fascinating of American cities in this humorous masterpiece. Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children details the interesting stories of the developers and families as well as the infamous and famous people, places, and events from which the citys names and character are drawn. First published by now-defunct New Orleans publisher Robert L. Crager in 1949, the book remains funny and informative, generally accepted as a standard reference about the Crescent City.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781565549319
ISBN-10: 1565549317
Format: Paperback
(211mm x 134mm x 19mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Pelican Publishing Co
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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