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The Amazing Crawfish Boat

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Beyond Control: The Mississippi River's New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico

Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press

Building Louisiana: The Legacy of the Public Works Administration

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A Cajun Girl's Sharecropping Years

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Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors: A Young Reader's History

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Called to Heal the Brokenhearted: Stories from Kairos Prison Ministry International

Canoeing Louisiana

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Chenier Plain

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City of Remembering: A History of Genealogy in New Orleans

Clarence John Laughlin: Prophet without Honor

Confronting Modernity: Art and Society in Louisiana

Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative

Conversations with Ernest Gaines

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Conversations with Tennessee Williams

Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

The Crab Lover's Book: Recipes & More

The Crawfish Book

Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country

Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Dictionary of Louisiana French: As Spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American Indian Communities

Down on the Batture

Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Ernest J. Gaines: Conversations

Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape

Falling Through Space: The Journals of Ellen Gilchrist

Faulkner: A Biography

Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist, a Memoir

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Fortune's Favorite Child: The Uneasy Life of Walter Anderson

Fragile Grounds: Louisiana's Endangered Cemeteries

French Quarter Manual: An Architectural Guide to New Orleans's Vieux Carré

The French Quarter of New Orleans

The Garden District of New Orleans

Getting Off at Elysian Fields: Obituaries from the New Orleans "Times-Picayune"

The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak: A New Orleans Family Memoir

Haitian Vodou Flags

Hard Scrabble to Hallelujah, Volume 1: Bayou Terrebonne: Legacies of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Haunted Places in the American South

The House That Sugarcane Built: The Louisiana Burguières

Hydrocarbon Hucksters: Lessons from Louisiana on Oil, Politics, and Environmental Justice

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Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Inventing New Orleans: Writings of Lafcadio Hearn

It Happened by Design: The Life and Work of Arthur Q. Davis

Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist

The Know Nothings in Louisiana

The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Language in Louisiana: Community and Culture

Last Barriers: Photographs of Wilderness in the Gulf Islands National Seashore

Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

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Livestock Brands and Marks: An Unexpected Bayou Country History 1822-1946 Pioneer Families Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

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Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New Orleans

Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

Lost Plantation: The Rise and Fall of Seven Oaks


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Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Louisiana Fiddlers

Louisiana Governors: Rulers, Rascals, and Reformers

Louisiana Poets: A Literary Guide

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Madame Vieux Carré: The French Quarter in the Twentieth Century

Mayor Victor H. Schiro: New Orleans in Transition, 1961-1970

Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

New Orleans con Sabor Latino: The History and Passion of Latino Cooking

New Orleans Cuisine: Fourteen Signature Dishes and Their Histories

The New Orleans Garden: Gardening in the Gulf South

New Orleans Memories: One Writer's City

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Out of the Shadow of Leprosy: The Carville Letters and Stories of the Landry Family

Perilous Place, Powerful Storms: Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Red Stick Men: Stories

Rolland Golden: Life, Love, and Art in the French Quarter

Russell Long: A Life in Politics

Sacred Light: Holy Places in Louisiana

Saving Louisiana? The Battle for Coastal Wetlands

A Season of Night: New Orleans Life after Katrina

Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Secrets of a New Orleans Chef: Recipes from Tom Cowman's Cookbook

Shadow and Shelter: The Swamp in Southern Culture

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Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

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Southern Shade: A Plant Selection Guide

Southern Sun: A Plant Selection Guide

Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey

Squint: My Journey with Leprosy

Still Following Percy

Stories from the Haunted South

The Story of French New Orleans: History of a Creole City

Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

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Swapping Stories: Folktales from Louisiana

Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

TABASCO®: An Illustrated History

Talking New Orleans Music: Crescent City Musicians Talk about Their Lives, Their Music, and Their City

Teche: A History of Louisiana's Most Famous Bayou

Tennessee Williams and the South

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America's Third Coast

Terra Incognita: Photographs of America's Third Coast

Time of My Life: A Jazz Journey from London to New Orleans

Tough-as-Nails: Flowers for the South

A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Trumpet Records: Diamonds on Farish Street

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A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana

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Vodou Things: The Art of Pierrot Barra and Marie Cassaise

Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau

Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans

Win the Race or Die Trying: Uncle Earl's Last Hurrah

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Working the Field: Accounts from French Louisiana

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You Are Where You Eat: Stories and Recipes from the Neighborhoods of New Orleans

Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play


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Record-Setting High Water on the Mississippi | James F. Barnett Jr. Reflects on Current Flooding in the US

In light of the current floods submerging the Midwest and along the Mississippi River and scientists’ predictions that this is just the beginning, James F. Barnett Jr., author of Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a detailed chronicle of how the wild Mississippi will eventually deliver a cataclysm, shares his thoughts below. Viewed from the Natchez

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