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daniel-wolff's picture
Aug.20.2012
After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans became ground zero for the reinvention of the American city, with urban planners, movie stars, anarchists, and politicians all advancing their competing visions of recovery. In this wash of reform, residents and volunteers from across the...
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May.23.2011
Detective Dylan Greene is on his way home from a case to spend time with his fiancée when he stumbles onto another case.
saundra-mitchell's picture
Oct.14.2009
Nothing ever happened in Ondine, Louisiana, not even the summer Elijah Landry disappeared. His mother knew he ascended to heaven, the police believed he ran away, and his girlfriend thought he was murdered. Decades later, certain she saw his ghost in the town cemetery, fourteen-year-old...
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May.24.2008
An outsider's account of her transformative obsession with Louisiana's joyous music.   By age thirty-nine, Blair Kilpatrick had settled into life as a practicing psychologist, wife, and mother. Then a chance encounter in New Orleans turned her world upside down. She returned home to Chicago...
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Mar.03.2008
The debut recording of Sauce Piquante, the traditional Cajun-Creole band I established in 1999.   Recorded live in March 2003 at a couple of SF Bay Area venues.  I play the accordion, do most of the singing (it's all in Cajun French) and wrote the liner notes.  It was dedicated to the memory of my...
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Dec.21.2007
In the visual equivalent of sound bites, novelist and poet Gifford (Ghosts No Horse Can Carry, Port Tropique) cuts to the heart with sharply focused shots of young lovers on the lam. “You mark me the deepest,” says twenty-year-old Lula Pace to Sailor Ripley as they’re reunited after Sailor’s two-...
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Dec.21.2007
In Perdita Durango, Gifford brings us the uniquely villainous Perdita, born as a minor character in Wild at Heart and reincarnated here as the killer-lovely queen in a rogue’s gallery of gangsters and bad girls. Perdita is the high priestess of bad behavior. Teamed up with the handsome, deranged...