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For many, the French Quarter is New Orleans, yet how much do they really know about the Vieux Carre? Truman Capote wrote, "Of all secret cities, New Orleans . . . is the most secretive. . . . Its] architecture deliberately concocted to camouflage, to mask, as at a Mardi Gras Ball, the lives of those born to live among these protective edifices." Through striking photograph ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published December 31st 1999 by Pelican Publishing Company (first published December 30th 1999)
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same photographer/writer who did Obituary Cocktail, another beautiful book about New Orleans.
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“Kerri's work is lush with natural light that makes the images sensual and rich, and transforms the places she photographs into poems.”
–Francis Ford Coppola

Bachelor of Science in anthropology at Tulane University, New Orleans, 1989
Internship with Peter Woloszynski, World of Interiors, 1995

Kerri McCaffety has photographed twelve books, six of which she also wrote. Awards for her books and images i
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