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The French quarter; an informal history of the New Orleans underworld,

Author: Herbert Asbury
Publisher: New York, London, A.A. Knopf, 1936.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asbury, Herbert, 1891-1963.
French quarter.
New York, London, A.A. Knopf, 1936
(OCoLC)579888860
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Asbury
OCLC Number: 225160
Notes: "First edition."
Description: 7 preliminary leaves, [3]-462, xvi pages, 1 leaf frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, facsimiles 23 cm
Contents: Nouvelle-Orléans --
In the days of the dons --
Down the river to Dixie --
Le créole s'amuse --
The terror of the Gulf [Jean Lafitte] --
Filibusters --
Gamblers afloat and ashore --
Congo Square --
Voodoo --
"An epoch of degeneration" --
"Hell on earth" --
Some loose ladies of Basin Street --
Criminals' paradise --
Storyville.
Responsibility: by Herbert Asbury.

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