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A Novel of New Orleans

Cari Lynn, Kellie Martin, Hillary Huber (Narrated by)


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New Orleans, 1900. Mary Deubler makes a meager living as an "alley whore." That all changes when bible-thumping Alderman Sidney Story forces the creation of a red-light district that's mockingly dubbed "Storyville." Mary believes there's no place for a lowly girl like her in the high-class bordellos of Storyville's Basin Street, where champagne flows and beautiful girls turn tricks in luxurious bedrooms. But with gumption, twists of fate, even a touch of voodoo, Mary rises above her hopeless lot to become the notorious Madame Josie Arlington. Filled with fascinating historical details and cameos by Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, and E. J. Bellocq, Madam is a fantastic romp through The Big Easy and the irresistible story of a woman who rose to power long before the era of equal rights.

Tantor Audio, 9781452666150

Publication Date: February 25, 2014

About the Author

Cari Lynn is a journalist and the author or coauthor of four nonfiction books, including "Leg the Spread: A Woman's Adventures Inside the Trillion-Dollar Boy's Club of Commodities Trading" and "The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice," with Kathryn Bolkovac. She lives in Los Angeles. Actor Kellie Martin is best known for her role as Becca Thatcher on the ABC series "Life Goes On," for which she received an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She has since appeared on "Christy," "ER," "Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice," "Drop Dead Diva," and "Ghost Whisperer," as well as numerous television movies and feature films. Kellie lives in Los Angeles.

A multiple Audie Award finalist, an "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner, and one of "AudioFile"'s Best Voices of 2010 and 2011, Hillary Huber has recorded close to two hundred titles. "AudioFile" magazine says, "Hillary Huber's narration is lyrical enough to be set to music."