Yat Wit: Chicken Gumbo for the New Orleans Soul

Yat Wit: Chicken Gumbo for the New Orleans Soul

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by Yvonne Perret
     
 

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A yat is a resident of one of several New Orleans neighborhoods whose phraseology and pronunciation are distinctive (from "where y'at?"). This collection of humorous essays explores how New Orleans words confound computer spell-check programs, how to experience your first Mardi Gras, how to comport yourself at a crawfish boil, and many other endearing aspects of

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A yat is a resident of one of several New Orleans neighborhoods whose phraseology and pronunciation are distinctive (from "where y'at?"). This collection of humorous essays explores how New Orleans words confound computer spell-check programs, how to experience your first Mardi Gras, how to comport yourself at a crawfish boil, and many other endearing aspects of life in the Crescent City.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455614868
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/21/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
940 KB

Meet the Author

Yvonne Spear Perret is a former teacher and interim principal of Isidore Newman School, where she was once honored as the Teacher of the Year. In addition to serving as an editor for New Orleans Wedding Guide, she has written for such publications as Disney FamilyFun, the Christian Science Monitor, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Gambit, and New Orleans Magazine. Perret graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University. She resides in Metairie, Louisiana.

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Yat Wit: Chicken Gumbo for the New Orleans Soul 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Me too. Where is Rohan?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im back
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yup. Bbl.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just got called to csgo competetive. Gotta run.
ReadingRoom More than 1 year ago
This book is about everything you need to know about New Orleans. If you are planning a trip or want to know about The Big Easy you will want to get a copy of this book. It will give you the low down on the hot spots and proper New Orleans etiquette. Humorous tales pepper this book making it a very entertaining and fast read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a perfect blend of humor and true New Orleans knowledge. Perret obviously loves this city, and it's quirks. Even if you aren't from New Orleans, you'll enjoy reading these quick stories. If you've ever been there, you'll love remembering how truly wonderful it is.