Have you ever wondered where the fascinating and often difficult-to-pronounce street names of New Orleans come from? This classic, humorous reference on the nomenclature of the city's roadways explains the history of such street names as Tchoupitoulas, Marigny, Poets, Decatur, and more. Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children reveals the intriguing tales of the developers, families, notorious and famous people, places, and events from which these names were created, sharing the street-level history of this one-of-a-kind American city.
- ISBN-13 : 978-1565549319
- Paperback : 280 pages
- Product dimensions : 5.52 x 0.74 x 8.04 inches
- Publisher : Pelican; New edition (October 31, 2001)