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“The lower Quarter is the best part. The ironwork on the balconies sags like rotten lace. Little French cottages hide behind high walls. Through deep sweating carriageways one catches glimpses of courtyards gone to jungle.”

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source: The Moviegoer (New York: Vintage International Edition, 1998), 14.

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“Sharing a beer on the porch is not something a New Orleanian must schedule two weeks in advance.”

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source:Five Years After Hurricane Katrina, How New Orleans Saved Its Soul,” The Washington Post, August 22, 2010.

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