The Gangs of New Orleans: An Informal History of the French Quarter Underworld

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Arrow, 2004 - Crime - 462 pages
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The New Orleans underworld consisted of much more than the local bordellos. It was also well known as the early gambling capital of the United States, and sported one of the most violent records of street crime in the country. This title chronicles the immense underbelly of 'The Big Easy'.

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HERBERT ASBURY (1891-1963) is the author of The Gangs of New York and its sequel, When New York Was Really Wicked, The Gangs of Chicago, The French Quarter, The Barbary Coast, and Sucker's Progress, all available from Thunder's Mouth Press.

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