The House on First Street

The House on First Street : My New Orleans Story

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After fifteen years of living like a vagabond on her reporter's schedule, Julia Reed got married and bought a house in the historic Garden District. Four weeks after she moved in, Hurricane Katrina struck. The House on First Street is the chronicle of Reed's remarkable and often hilarious homecoming, as well as a thoroughly original tribute to our country's most original city.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 199 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 17.78mm | 158.76g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061136654
  • 9780061136658
  • 1,019,190

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"Julia Reed knows how to live. She also knows how best to write about it in hilarious, sensual and mouthwatering detail....This book is so poignant and delicious, you may want to eat it instead of read it."--Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of the Big Stone Gap series and Lucia, Lucia
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902 ratings
3.36 out of 5 stars
5 16% (145)
4 28% (250)
3 38% (341)
2 14% (122)
1 5% (44)
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