Edges of boards and DJ have light shelfwear. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Retired library book with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 216 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1970. ISBN: 0. New Orleans is a city of contrasts, where beautiful nineteenth-century houses and slum apartments exists side by side in decadent harmony. As a reporter, Comiski knows the city in all its moods and has covered some of the seamiest and most raffish aspects of life in the Big Easy. The police station, the morgue, the racetrack are his beat, and in following it he stumbles into trouble.