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Japan/Asia Nonfiction
Are You an Echo? The Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko
Bruce Lee: Sifu, Friend and Big Brother
Building Tradition
Curing Japan's America Addiction
Enfu: Cute Grit
Goodbye Madame Butterfly
Han in the Upper Left
Houseboat on the Ganges & A Room in Kathmandu
Kaibyo: The Supernatural Cats of Japan
Kuhaku and Other Accounts From Japan
Persimmon and Frog
Shiro: Wit, Wisdom and Recipes From a Sushi Pioneer
The Land of Five Waters
When the Waves Came
Yellow River Odyssey
Yokohama Yankee
Yurei: The Japanese Ghost
Japan/Asia Fiction
Big in Japan: A Ghost Story
Lizard Telepathy Fox Telepathy
Oh! A Mystery of "Mono no Aware"
The Human Jungle
The Sun Gods
To Love the Coming End
White Elephant
Why Ghosts Appear
Yokai Stories
New Orleans Nonfiction
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?
Hurricane Story
Jackson Squared
Where We Know: New Orleans as Home
New Orleans Fiction
Last of the Red Hot Poppas
The Last Light
The Persimmon Trail and Other Stories
Americana Fiction
A Commonplace Book of Pie
Home, Away
King of the Worlds
One River, A Thousand Voices
School Board: A Novel
Timber Curtain
Variations of Labor
Americana Culture, Poetry
Gang of Four
Gather Around the Table: A Festal Cookbook
Ghosts of Seattle Past
Meet Me at the Bamboo Table: Everyday Meals Everywhere
Seeing the Light: Four Decades in Chinatown
Spirited Stone: Lessons from Kubota's Garden
We Lived Here: Stories of Seattle's Central Area

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Where We Know: New Orleans as Home

Edited by Dave Rutledge and Bruce Rutledge

Where We Know is a must for anyone who wants a more excellent understanding of the tenacity of the people of New Orleans. —The Midwest Book Review

Five years later, New Orleans is still striving to recover. Where We Know: New Orleans as Home contains voices of people who stayed on to rebuild and those who no longer think of New Orleans as home. It also weaves in historical quotations from Louis Armstrong, Lafcadio Hearn, Walker Percy and many others. Their words give context to the topic of living in this culturally complex place. The culture of New Orleans can be as obvious as Bourbon Street or as subtle as a trumpet. Always, though, there is a passion for the culture and for the city.

Those who choose to leave or are unable to come back still have an intense sense of what this city is all about. Those who stay often do so with dedication, doubts and a sense that no other city can replace this one. Where We Know conveys that intense sense — the joys and rewards, the fears and dangers — of making this city one’s home.

This second book of a planned trilogy follows Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans? (2006).

Priced at only $16, this paperback features several high-quality papers, a dust jacket, foil stamping, blind debossing, 24 pages of full color printing, photographs, reproductions of historic maps and prints ... need we say more?

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