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Ici Repose: A Guide to St. Louis Cemetery No. 2, Square 3 By Karen Joan Kohoutek
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Ici Repose is a comprehensive visual guide to the tombs in New Orleans’ historic, predominantly African-American St. Louis Cemetery #2, Square 3. This includes society and organization tombs... More > (religious orders among them), and missing tombs. Each row within the cemetery is prefaced with a “you are here” map, which allows you to walk down the row, finding the names associated with each tomb, based on publicly available information which has been correlated and cross-referenced. Within the rows, there is a photo of each tomb, along with its tombstone inscriptions and historical and biographical notations. There are also translations of French inscriptions; a list of tombs that can be identified as the work of a particular stone cutter; a section on the Square’s wall vaults; and discussion of the discrepancies that have cropped up between the different sources.< Less
Cemetery Raine By Lynn R. Reynolds
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Raine Thorquist is an historian with the St. Louis County Historical Society and has just taken on a new project: conducting a survey of all of the cemeteries in the rather large county. She... More > enlists the help of some volunteers who are, well, a little different. Along the way they run into a group of cemetery thieves intent on stealing statues and stained glass from the dead. Raine decides she must put a stop to it because that's what happens when young girls are subjected to Nancy Drew at a young age. What follows is, of course, mayhem. Raine gets into trouble with her bosses at the historical society, the local police and her friends. But she will not stop until she stops the band of merry theives, because robbing from the dead is just plain icky.< Less
Ici Repose: A Guide to St. Louis Cemetery No. 2, Square 3, Deluxe Edition By Karen Joan Kohoutek
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The Deluxe Edition of Ici Repose is a full-color, comprehensive visual guide to the tombs in New Orleans’ historic, predominantly African-American St. Louis Cemetery #2, Square 3. This includes... More > society and organization tombs (religious orders among them), and missing tombs. Each row within the cemetery is prefaced with a “you are here” map, which allows you to walk down the row, finding the names associated with each tomb, based on publicly available information which has been correlated and cross-referenced. Within the rows, there is a photo of each tomb, along with its tombstone inscriptions and historical and biographical notations. There are also translations of French inscriptions; a list of tombs that can be identified as the work of a particular stone cutter; a section on the Square’s wall vaults; and discussion of the discrepancies that have cropped up between the different sources.< Less
Dark Carnival By Nancy K. Duplechain
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"I noticed countless eyes following me. They belonged to shop-keeps closing up for the night, the homeless watching me from their makeshift beds, call girls pretending to wait for their next... More > tricks on the corners, but all the while, wary of my every move. I didn’t belong here and they knew it. I could feel Les Foncés all around me, too, watching me from behind the tombs of the cemeteries, waiting for me around the corners of St. Louis Cathedral. With each breeze that floated off the Mississippi, I could feel their breath on my neck." The city of New Orleans beckons Leigh Benoit into its mysterious arms in this sequel to the popular Dark Bayou. She continues with her mission to learn the art of the Traiteur while ancient beings threaten to tip the balance to the dark side. With the clock ticking, it’s a race to find a cursed antique during Mardi Gras—a celebration that is about to become the Dark Carnival.< Less

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