Out of the Easy Setting

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New Orleans

New Orleans, known as the Big Easy and the Crescent City, is a major southern port located on the Mississippi River at the southern end of Louisiana. New Orleans has a rich mix of history, and the city itself is infamous for his brothels located in the French Quarter. New Orleans is among the most old-world of American cities, still retaining heavy traces of its former life under French control. This influence is seen especially in the caste-like class system of the city, and in the prevalence of prostitution in the Quarter. It is to New Orleans that Josie and her mother move some years after Josie’s mother left; and it is from New Orleans that Josie seeks to flee.

The French Quarter

The French Quarter is the most notorious section of New Orleans, replete with mild crime that lingers from its heyday some decades before...

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