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Managing Ignatius: The Lunacy of Lucky Dogs and Life in the Quarter [Paperback]

Jerry E. Strahan
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  • Paperback: 237 pages
  • Publisher: Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Del; 1st Broadway Books Trade Pbk. Ed edition (31 Dec 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0767903242
  • ISBN-13: 978-0767903240
  • Product Dimensions: 1.7 x 13.9 x 21.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,932,899 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The author recounts two decades of selling hot dogs in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

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5.0 out of 5 stars More onions, please! 20 Aug 1999
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What a treat it was to read "Managing Ignatius" by Jerry Strahan. I had only recently been introduced to "A Confederacy Of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole and was lucky enough to happen across a review of "Managing Ignatius" on the Internet. Of course, in a matter of days I was having trouble putting down this delightful book. I even took time to give it a meaty thumbs-up in the Waxahachie (Texas) Daily Light newspaper where I was able to even incorporate a photo my friend Liberty took when she was in the French Quarter and spied a Lucky Dogs vendor on a hot July day. For people who are interested in the human condition and the hot dog condition, "Managing Ignatius" (A great title depsite what the Baton Rouge Advocate says) is a must-have for people interested in the outrageous and that glorious city, New Orleans. -Andrew West Griffin in the Lone Star State
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4.0 out of 5 stars Life among the lowest strata 12 Mar 1999
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Having lived, as I did, in Detroit's Cass Corridor for a decade back in the 1980s, this book brought back all the memories of living among the absolute bottom of society. Strahan certainly had a lot of affection for his employees, and it shows in the way he dealt with them and the way he writes about them.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Amusing and fun 8 Mar 1999
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Wow -- when I read Confederacy of Dunces I recognized folks I knew from high school growing up in New Orleans -- and I do here too. But, I just wish someone had edited this to make it hang together better.
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