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Trace the Footsteps of Regional Writers
Although the Crescent City is most renowned for its music, cuisine and architecture, New Orleansâ€™ literary heritage is as significant as that of any American city. Trace the footsteps and visit the inspirational haunts of the regional writers who have defined literature itself.
New Orleans Literary Tour (Walking Tour) by Reservation Only
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The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans
Jonathan Yardley of the Washington Post wrote:
“Powell … has written in â€śThe Accidental Cityâ€ť what should stand for years as the definitive history of New Orleansâ€™s first century, the period that he regards as central to the cityâ€™s formation and its character.” (Read the complete review.)
Photo of Lawrence N. Powell byÂ Chris Granger/ The Times-Picayune
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* Lagniappe (pronounced LAN-yap) is something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure (such as getting a 13th doughnut when buying a dozen).