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The French Quarter: An Informal History of the New Orleans Underworld

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2290938

ISBN: 1560254947

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint edge wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Home to the notorious Blue Book, which listed the names and addresses of every prostitute living in the city, New Orleans's infamous red-light district gained a reputation as one of the most raucous in the world. But the New Orleans underworld consisted of much more than the local bordellos. It was also well known as the early gambling capital of the United States, and sported one of the most violent records of street crime in the country. In The French Quarter, Herbert Asbury, author of The Gangs of ... View more info