Obituary Cocktail: The Great Saloons of New Orleans

Kerri McCaffety (Photographer) Andrei Codrescu (Introduction by)
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Description

A tour of some of the most historic saloons in America.


There is no doubt that New Orleans has more drinking establishments per capita than any other city in the United States. Lavishly illustrated with more than 200 photographs, this elegant pictorial history provides a glimpse into the architectural and cultural treasures still operating today. From urban legends to classic recipes, all is revealed in this collection of fascinating true stories.

Product Details

Price
$35.00
Publisher
Pelican Publishing Company
Publish Date
October 25, 2011
Pages
144
Dimensions
12.3 X 0.9 X 12.0 inches | 3.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781455615841

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About the Author

Kerri McCaffety counts among her accolades a Gold Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers and an Author of the Year award from the New Orleans Gulf South Booksellers Association. Her books with Pelican include Obituary Cocktail: The Great Saloons of New Orleans; The Majesty of St. Charles Avenue; Etouffée, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans; Napoleon House; St. Joseph Altars; The Majesty of the French Quarter; Visions of the Vieux Carré; The Majesty of St. Francisville; and Let's Walk the French Quarter.

Andrei Codrescu, who lived in socialist Romania until the age of nineteen, is a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered. A professor of literature at Louisiana State University, he lives in New Orleans.