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Average rating: 3.89 · 409 ratings · 83 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
The Sound of Building Coffins
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How Much For This? (Nonfiction)
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Description: This guest editorial for the New Orleans Times-Picayune about the infamous Louisiana Pizza Kitchen murders originally appeared in December of 1996 under the title "The Fate of a Young Man with a Medal."
The Sound of Building Coffins (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: This is one of the "lost chapters" that didn't make it to the final version of the book. I have a special fondness for this one because it was the first bit I came up with when I decided to sit down and do this thing. Quick backstory: This is my imagining of the first ever note of jazz. The year is 1891. Buddy Bolden is 14 years old.
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The Sound of Building Coffins by Louis Maistros
"What a delightful read! Set at the turn of the 19th-20th centuries in New Orleans, Louis has done a great job conveying life in Storyville/Treme at the time. Street con artists, prostitutes, bartenders, and other denizens of backatown all come to..." Read more of this review »
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This is an extremely hard to classify book. It is a combination of a horror novel, a historical fiction novel, a surreal fantasy, and a character study. While there is a great deal to enjoy about this unusual read, it is not an easy ride...." Read more of this review »
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"The Sound of Building Coffins is unlike any other novel I have ever read and, as another reviewer wrote, it is difficult to summarize.

Louis Maistros took me for an unexpected ride. He is unique. There is no question about it. A few times I had to..." Read more of this review »
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“Real truth is common knowledge in the world of living men. Men only get to asking about it when they have a hard time accepting what they already know.”
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“Thinking about leaving is something I sometimes do. Staying is what I do every day without thinking.”
Louis Maistros, Anti-requiem: New Orleans Stories

“A feelin'. And ain't nobody can take credit for a feelin'. Feelin' is something—well, either you got it or you don't. Can't invent no feelin'.”
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Karen Essex Hello fellow New Orleanian and fellow author! Your books sound amazing. Will definitely check them out.

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Ελένη Μουντζούρη Hi Louis, Thank you very much for your friendship. My best wishes for good reading and writing, Eleni


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