"Do you know what
it means to miss New Orleans?"
the famous song goes.
The author does, and uses
the beloved characters from Jane Austen's most popular novels
-- Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility, and
Emma -- to tell the modern-day story of the City that
A Cajun from the bayou country
of Louisiana meets the rich and proud heir to a shipping fortune.
A singer from Mississippi must choose between the boy who inflames
her heart and the man who respects her.
And a Jewish girl from the Garden District is so busy running
everyone else's lives she is in danger of missing the true love
under her very nose.
Over a ten-year period, we
follow the lives of these three women -- how they laughed, how
they cried, and how they grew. And how a monster named Katrina
threatened to take everything away.
It is also the story of a
magical place. A city like no other. New Orleans. The Crescent