Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead

Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead

  • ISBN-13: 9780896586659
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Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey through the Cities of the Dead is a photographic tour of the city’s captivating graveyards. Glorious photographs accompanied by interesting captions showcase more than fifteen of New Orleans’s historic and fascinating cemeteries (or ""cities of the dead""), such as St. Louis #1, Greenwood, St. Roch, Lafayette, and bayou and plantation country cemeteries. This intriguing volume includes helpful travel information, such as a list of ""who’s buried where."" Sidebars and captions discuss origins of All Saints’ Day, architectural styles, burial processes, cemetery preservation, history, jazz funerals, and voodoo, making "Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey through the Cities of the Dead" a stunning keepsake. About the Author and Photographer: Jan Arrigo of New Orleans is the author of "Explore Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve Louisiana" and Voyageur Press’s "New Orleans." She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and Editorial Freelancers Association. Laura A. McElroy of Atlanta, Georgia, is a freelance travel photographer whose work can be found in magazines, including "Y’all" and "Destinations," on postcards and in regional travel books. She teamed up with Jan Arrigo for Voyageur Press’s "New Orleans."

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