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The Resource Empire of sin : a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans, Gary Krist

Empire of sin : a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans, Gary Krist

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Empire of sin : a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans
Title
Empire of sin
Title remainder
a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans
Statement of responsibility
Gary Krist
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the internal struggle in early-twentieth-century New Orleans between the city's upper crust and the underworld, focusing on the head of the red light district, who fought to keep his vice business at the top in a wicked city
Summary
Describes the internal struggle in early-twentieth-century New Orleans between the city's upper crust and the underworld, focusing on the head of the red light district, who fought to keep his vice business at the top in a wicked city
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Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books 2014
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10361357
Cataloging source
DLC
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Krist, Gary
Dewey number
976.3/35061
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Storyville (New Orleans, La.)
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Storyville (New Orleans, La.)
  • Anderson, Thomas Charles
  • Crime
  • Murder
  • Corruption
  • Jazz
  • Sex customs
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans
Label
Empire of sin : a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans, Gary Krist
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-344) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The war begins, 1890-1891. Going respectable ; The Sodom of the South ; The first casualty ; Retribution -- Part 2: Drawing boundaries, mid-1890s-1907. A sporting man ; New sounds ; Desperado ; Storyville rising ; Jazzmen ; The sin factory -- Part 3: Battlegrounds of sin, 1907-1917. The Black Hand ; A reawakening ; An incident on Franklin Street ; Hard times ; The new prohibitionists -- Part 4: Twilight of the demimonde, 1917-1920. Exodus ; A killer in the night ; "Almost as if he had wings" ; The Axman's jazz ; The end of an empire ; The soiled phoenix -- Afterword: Who was the Axman?
Control code
ocn869904695
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780770437060
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014003191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024181816
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)869904695
Label
Empire of sin : a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans, Gary Krist
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-344) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The war begins, 1890-1891. Going respectable ; The Sodom of the South ; The first casualty ; Retribution -- Part 2: Drawing boundaries, mid-1890s-1907. A sporting man ; New sounds ; Desperado ; Storyville rising ; Jazzmen ; The sin factory -- Part 3: Battlegrounds of sin, 1907-1917. The Black Hand ; A reawakening ; An incident on Franklin Street ; Hard times ; The new prohibitionists -- Part 4: Twilight of the demimonde, 1917-1920. Exodus ; A killer in the night ; "Almost as if he had wings" ; The Axman's jazz ; The end of an empire ; The soiled phoenix -- Afterword: Who was the Axman?
Control code
ocn869904695
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780770437060
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014003191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024181816
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)869904695

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