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Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean
by Sam Irwin
The hunt for red crawfish is the thing, the raison d'etre, of Acadian spring. Introduced to Louisiana by the swamp dwellers of the Atchafalaya Basin, the crawfish is a regional favorite that has spurred a $210 million industry. Whole families work at the same fisheries, and annual crawfish festivals dominate the social calendar. More importantly, no matter the occasion, ...more
Paperback, 157 pages
Published February 18th 2014 by History Press (SC)
(first published February 11th 2014)
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This isn't really a history of Louisiana crawfish. It's more a history of the Breaux Bridge crawfish festival than anything. It leaves out a lot. What about the Mudbug Madness festival in Shreveport? What about more details about what a crawfish boil entails?