Gary Krist



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Empire of Sin: A Story of S...

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City of Scoundrels: The 12 ...

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The White Cascade: The Grea...

3.95 avg rating — 1,496 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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Extravagance

3.47 avg rating — 822 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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The Mirage Factory: Illusio...

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Bad Chemistry

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Chaos Theory

3.32 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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The Garden State

3.58 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Bone By Bone

3.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1994
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“It is no easy matter to go to heaven by way of New Orleans.”
Gary Krist, Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans

“New Orleans' rebellious and free-spirited personality is nothing if not resilient. And so the disruptive energies of the place- its vibrancy and eccentricity, its defiance and nonconformity, and yes, its violence and depravity- are likely to live on.”
Gary Krist, Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans

“This was, after all, New Orleans in 1890- the Crescent City of the Gilded Age, where aliases of convenience and unconventional living arrangements were anything but out of the ordinary, at least in certain parts of town. Identities were fluid here, and names and appearances weren't always the best guide to telling who was who.”
Gary Krist, Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans

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