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Dogs in My Life: The New Orleans Photographs of John Tibule Mendes

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After John Tibule Mendes died in 1965, it was discovered that this lonely and socially awkward man had spent most of his free time documenting unusual scenes of early 20th century New Orleans. This is an autobiography of Mendesi.
Paperback, 116 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Uno Press
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John Tibule Mendes: A Visual Mark Twain

John Tibule Mendes (1888 - 1965) was an antivivisectionist, a champion for all things related to the welfare of dogs, and a chronicler of New Orleans from the time he first made photographs on glass plates in 1916 until he died. From the warm and exceptionally well written Introduction by this book's editor Bill Lavender we learn as much as there is to know about this strange man who seemingly cared little for publicity for his photographic achievements but
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Bill Lavender is a poet, novelist, musician, carpenter and publisher living in New Orleans. He founded Lavender Ink, a small press devoted mainly to poetry, in 1995, and he founded Diálogos, an imprint devoted to cross-cultural literatures (mostly in translation) in 2011. His poems, stories and essays have appeared in dozens of print and web journals and anthologies, with theoretical writings app