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My New Orleans, Gone Away

A Memoir of Loss and Renewal

My New Orleans, Gone Away( )
Author: Wolf, Peter M.
Foreword by: Trillin, Calvin
ISBN:978-1-4804-1345-0
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Imprint:Delphinium Books
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $16.99
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A New York Times bestseller: A "charming" memoir of growing up Jewish among New Orleans high society--and finding a place in the bigger world (Winston Groom, The Wall Street Journal). The Wolf family had been in New Orleans for generations. They were Jewish but--as Peter Wolf's grandmother put it--"not in an obvious way." In fact, they threw lavish Christmas parties to entertain Peter's father's friends in the cotton business and even put up a...
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Wolf, Peter M. (Author)
Calvin Trillin attended public schools in Kansas City and went on to Yale University and graduated in 1957; he later served as a Fellow of the University. He was born on December 5, 1935. He worked as a reporter for Time magazine before joining the staff of The New Yorker in 1963. His reporting for The New Yorker on the racial integration of the University of Georgia was published in his first book, An Education in Georgia. Family, travel and food are also themes in Trillin's work. Three of his books American Fried; Alice, Let's Eat; and Third Helpings; were individually published and are also collected in the 1994 compendium The Tummy Trilogy. He has also written a collection of short stories Barnett Frummer Is An Unbloomed Flower (1969) and three comic novels, Runestruck (1977), Floater (1980), and Tepper Isn't Going Out (2001). Among his recent work, is Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse. He was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor for Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff, in 2012.

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