Jennifer Atkins Book Signing


New Orleans Carnival Balls: The Secret Side of Mardi Gras, 1870-1920 Author Signing (Local Interest, History)
Saturday February 03, 2018 1:30 PM

Mardi Gras festivities don't end after the parades roll through the streets; rather, a large part of the celebration continues unseen by the general public. In New Orleans Carnival Balls, Jennifer Atkins draws back the curtain on the origin of these exclusive soirees, bringing to light unique traditions unseen by outsiders.

     
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Upcoming Author Signing Events at This Store

February 2018

Saturday

03

Brian J Costello Book Signing

Author Signing (Local Interest, History)
Saturday February 03, 2018 1:30 PM From the revelers on horseback in Eunice and Mamou to the miles-long New Orleans parade routes lined with eager spectators shouting "Throw me something, mister!," no other Louisiana tradition celebrates the Pelican State's cultural heritage quite like Mardi Gras. In Carnival in Louisiana Brian J. Costello offers Mardi Gras fans an insider's look at the customs associated with this popular holiday.

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Saturday

17

Alan Gauthreaux Book Signing

Author Signing (Local Interest, True Crime, History)
Saturday February 17, 2018 2:00 PM Historian Alan G. Gauthreaux chronicles 12 homicide cases from late 1800s and early 1900s Louisiana--where "unwritten law" justified jilted women who killed their paramours, and police took measures to protect defendants from lynch mobs.

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