The House On First Street: My New Orleans Story

Paperback | June 30, 2009

byJulia Reed

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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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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 tr...

Julia Reed grew up in Greenville, Mississippi. She is a contributing editor atNewsweekand is the author of the essay collectionQueen of the Turtle Derby. She lives in New Orleans.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:June 30, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061136654

ISBN - 13:9780061136658

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“Wow! This is the most brilliant and delightful memoir to come out of post-Katrina New Orleans. With great literary panache and a throaty humor, Julia Reed captures the magical allure of the city, its food and its people...destined to be a classic.”