This lavishly illustrated volume looks at Christmas in New Orleans from its early days to post-Katrina, in the French Quarter, on Canal Street, and in its houses. It also reminisces about local traditions and lore such as snow, bonfires, foods, literature, music, football, and Twelfth Night.
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|Publisher:||Arcadia Publishing SC|
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Peggy Scott Laborde is the producer and host of Steppin' Out, which airs on WYES-TV in New Orleans. Her professional accomplishments have earned her awards from the Press Club of New Orleans and American Women in Radio and Television. She has garnered praise for her extensive efforts in conserving the arts and history of New Orleans. Laborde is also the coauthor of Pelican's Canal Street: New Orleans' Great Wide Way and Christmas in New Orleans.
John Magill is an esteemed Curator/Historian for the prestigious Historic New Orleans Collection. He has contributed numerous articles to New Orleans Magazine, and Louisiana Cultural Vistas magazine. Magill is also the co-author of Pelican's Canal Street: New Orleans' Great Wide Way, and Christmas in New Orleans.