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Empire of Sin

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Empire of Sin is a vibrant account of New Orleans in the early 1920s, a time when commercialised vice, jazz culture and endemic crime form the background for a civil war that lasts for thirty years. At its centre the cityCOs vice lord fights desperately to keep his empire intact. Populated by flamboyant prostitutes, crusading moral reformers, dissolute jazzmen, ruthless Mafiosi, corrupt politicians and a violent serial killer, the heady and dangerous underworld of the Jazz Age is bought vividly to life in Empire of Sin. This gripping account intertwines personal stories with the wider history of New Orleans and plunges the reader into the heart of a city at war with itself.

A very good copy of the U.K. first, in jacket, not price clipped.

Item details

Author(s):
Krist, Gary
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 24 cm.
Edition:
First U.K. 2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1445644541
ISBN-13:
9781445644547
Number of pages:
413
Publisher:
Amberley Publishing, U.K.
Title:
Empire of Sin

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Empire of Sin is a vibrant account of New Orleans in the early 1920s, a time when commercialised vice, jazz culture and endemic crime form the background for a civil war that lasts for thirty years. At its centre the cityCOs vice lord fights desperately to keep his empire intact. Populated by flamboyant prostitutes, crusading moral reformers, dissolute jazzmen, ruthless Mafiosi, corrupt politicians and a violent serial killer, the heady and dangerous underworld of the Jazz Age is bought vividly to life in Empire of Sin. This gripping account intertwines personal stories with the wider history of New Orleans and plunges the reader into the heart of a city at war with itself.

A very good copy of the U.K. first, in jacket, not price clipped.

Author(s):
Krist, Gary
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 24 cm.
Edition:
First U.K. 2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1445644541
ISBN-13:
9781445644547
Number of pages:
413
Publisher:
Amberley Publishing, U.K.
Title:
Empire of Sin

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