Mad Madame Lalaurie

Author: Victoria Cosner Love
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1614230722
Size: 56.41 MB
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But what really happened in the Lalaurie home? Who was Mad Madame Lalaurie, and what motivated her to commit such ghastly atrocities, if in fact she really did?

Madame Lalaurie Mistress Of The Haunted House

Author: Carolyn Morrow Long
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813038063
Size: 11.83 MB
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Documents the life of a wealthy French woman living in New Orleans, who was discovered, after a fire in her home, to have starved and tortured her slaves, exploring evidence for her guilt and the social conditions which gave rise to her ...

Shake The Devil Off

Author: Ethan Brown
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 9781429992541
Size: 31.34 MB
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Among the newsworthy elements in the book is Brown's discovery that this tragedy—like so many others—could have been avoided if the military had simply not, in the words of Paul Sullivan, executive director of Veterans for Common Sense, ...

A New Orleans Voudou Priestess

Author: Carolyn Morrow Long
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813032146
Size: 24.51 MB
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In separating verifiable fact from semi-truths and complete fabrication, Carolyn Morrow Long explores the unique social, political, and legal setting in which the lives of Laveau’s African and European ancestors became intertwined in ...

L Immortalite

Author: T. R. Heinan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780615634715
Size: 31.53 MB
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"A comedic meditation on what humans do to persist beyond their mortal lives, L'Immortalite is an inventive horror story that vividly brings to life the torrid landscape of old New Orleans."--Cover page [4].

Murder In The Bayou

Author: Ethan Brown
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476793271
Size: 50.31 MB
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Murder in the Bayou is the story of an American town buckling under the dark forces of poverty, race, and class division—and a lightning rod for justice for the daughters it lost. “A must-read for true-crime fans” (Publishers Weekly, ...

The Lalaurie Horror

Author: Jennifer Reeser
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780615872629
Size: 18.51 MB
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Reeser conducts a spellbinding, poetic "ghost tour" through its chambers, exploring the real culture, cuisine, history, mythology and art unique to New Orleans, while at the same time creating an original story and fictional plot.

Memoirs Of My Life

Author: Pierre-Clément de Laussat
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 9780807128701
Size: 57.40 MB
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Memoirs of My Life furnishes rare insights into culture, politics, and everyday life in early-nineteenth-century Louisiana.

Six Miles To Charleston

Author: Bruce Orr
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1614232814
Size: 25.68 MB
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Former homicide investigator Bruce Orr follows the story of the Fishers, from the initial police raid on their Six Mile Inn with its reportedly grisly cellar to the murderous couple's incarceration and execution at the squalid Old City Jail ...

Building The Devil S Empire

Author: Shannon Lee Dawdy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226138437
Size: 47.70 MB
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A major contribution to our understanding of the history of the Americas and of the French Atlantic, the work is also a model of interdisciplinary research and analysis, skillfully bringing together archival research, archaeology, and ...