By the author of the acclaimed Eat Dat, a brand-new guide to New Orleans's scary side, from Voodoo rituals to historic cemeteries and haunted mansions Fear Dat New Orleans explores the eccentric and often macabre dark corners of Americaas most unique city. In addition to detailed histories of bizarre burials, ghastly murders, and the greatest concentration of haunted places in America, Fear Dat features a abone watcheras guidea with useful directions of whoas buried where, from Marie Laveau to Ruthie the Duck Girl. Youall also find where to buy the most authentic gris-gris or to get the best psychic reading. The Huffington Post tagged Michael Murphyas first book Eat Dat, about the cityas food culture, the #1 aessentiala book to read before coming to New Orleans. New Orleans Living called it aboth reverent and irreverent, he manages to bring a sense of humor to serious eatingaand thatas what New Orleans is all about.a In Fear Dat, Murphy brings similar insights and irreverence to New Orleans voodoo, vampires, graveyards, and ghosts.Vampires are compulsive counters, so if mustard seeds are spread outside the house, they are compelled to count them all and will waste the ... and then have to escape the morning sunrise before they ever got around to suck any blood.
|Title||:||Fear Dat New Orleans: A Guide to the Voodoo, Vampires, Graveyards & Ghosts of the Crescent City|
|Publisher||:||The Countryman Press - 2015-10-01|