I just finished Julia Reed's The House on First Street: My New Orleans Story. The book is fabulous and I highly reccommend it! Julia Reed is one of my favorite writers and her love affair with New Orleans is detailed in this novel as she attempts to renovate her dream home when a little storm called Katrina comes calling. It offers insight into what the city was like following the storm but never ceases to showcase the good people and the relentlessly jovial spirit of the city. You learn a lot about our author as well and her long road to living life in the House on First Street.
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Looks like a fun read. Kind of reminds me of Under the Tuscan Sun, where she purchases and renovated a home in Italy.
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