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Queen of the Turtle Derby and other southern phenomena

Julia Reed

Queen of the Turtle Derby and other southern phenomena

by Julia Reed

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Southern States -- Civilization,
  • Southern States -- Social life and customs,
  • Southern States -- Humor

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulia Reed.
    GenreHumor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF209.5 .R44 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16233270M
    ISBN 100812973615
    LC Control Number2006271139

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    No one embodies the rollicking spirit of great Southern party giving more than Julia Reed, the consummate hostess and go-to food and lifestyle expert. Thrown everywhere from lush gardens and gracious interior spaces to a Mississippi River sandbar, Julia Reed’s parties capture the celebratory nature of entertaining in her native South.4/5.   Jon Meacham is a renowned presidential historian, contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, contributing editor at TIME, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Reed is a contributing.

    Biography. Julia Reed is a contributing editor for Garden & Gun and writes the magazine’s The High & the Low column. She authored Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns, and Other Southern Specialties, Queen of the Turtle Derby and Other Southern Phenomena and The House on First Street, My New Orleans lives in New Orleans.   Julia Reed, contributing editor at Vogue and Newsweek and the author of ”Queen of the Turtle Derby and Other Southern Phenomena.” (Her new book, ”The House on First Street: My New Orleans Story,” will be published in July.) Steve Coates, an editor at the Book Review. It’s all happening here. Please stop by.


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Reed divides her time between New Orleans and New York City.