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Quaint Essential New Orleans free pdf If you write about New Orleans, get it right about New Orleans. In Quaint Essential New Orleans, Kevin J. Bozant takes you on an entertaining and personal journey through the Crescent City's culture of unique iconography, creative geography and mystifying terminology. He offers readers a generous serving from the colloquial melting pot with ingredients borrowed from the French, Spanish, Creoles, African Americans, Cajuns, West Indians, Irish, Italians, Germans, American Indians, Canadians, Vietnamese and a smattering of Yat mixed in just to make your mom-n-em happy. The resulting melange of creative and colorful references for streets, food, Mardi Gras, jazz, local characters, geography, history and culture, blends into a delicious gumbo of grammar which is often mispronounced, misinterpreted, misunderstood, and misspelled. Do you know the difference between, Mardi Gras and Carnival, Storyland and Storyville, roux and rue? Can you give directions to Dead Man's Curve, Monkey Wrench Corner or Pigeon Town? Can you name the Emperor of the World, the Voodoo Queen or the Chicken King? Do you know what it means to mispronounce New Orleans, banquette, Tchefuncte, flambeaux, Tchoupitoulas or lagniappe? If you are producing a movie or documentary in New Orleans. If you are writing or anchoring a local newscast. If you are editing a city newspaper, magazine or website. If you are writing a television series set in the Crescent City. If your next novel is about New Orleans. You Need This Book! Quaint Essential New Orleans 188 pages - 675 entries - 200 photographs Available on Amazon.com If you go to your Mom-n-em for a crawfish boil, it's ok to "suck da heads," but remember, "don't eat the dead ones!""

About Kevin J Bozant

Kevin J. Bozant was born in the Upper 9th Ward of New Orleans - as luck would have it - just a few blocks from Huerstel's Bar and Little Pete's Seafood Restaurant. He is a local author, photographer and digital graphic designer for his publishing company, Po-Boy Press - New Orleans. His professional experience includes Warner Brothers, CW and ABC television affiliates. Kevin specialized in color print graphics for marketing and promotional materials as well as special events coordination. He eventually became senior graphic designer for the news, sports and weather departments. He was font operator for fifteen seasons of Friday Night Football as well as Saints Sideline with Ed Daniels. Kevin provided technical assistance on location shoots for Real New Orleans with Ronnie Virgets, Crescent City Country with Kim Carson. He co-produced New Orleans after Midnight with Bernie Cyrus and developed and co-produced The Southern Garden for Vitascope Television. He also served as studio graphics manager and question writer for Brandon Tartikoff's popular New Orleans trivia game show N.O. It Alls. Kevin showcased his warped opinion of local politics and culture as writer and editor of the "Crescent City Crier" a political cartoon published by Gambit Weekly. He is author and editor of Port

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Author : Kevin J Bozant
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 14 September 2012
ISBN : 146995110X
EAN : 9781469951102
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 190 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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