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Louisiana Power & Light

A Novel

by John Dufresne

  • 239 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9418044M
    ISBN 100393330524
    ISBN 109780393330526
    OCLC/WorldCa154706973

      Louisiana sits above the Gulf of Mexico at the mouth of the Mississippi River, bordered by Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east and Texas to the. Find 1 listings related to Louisiana Power Light in Monroe on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for Louisiana Power Light locations in Monroe, LA.

    Like most other parts of the nation, Louisiana first had electric power in its major cities, notably New Orleans. The Southwestern Brush Electric Light and Power Company was incorporated in New Orleans J , and was the first company to generate and distribute electricity in the city. Title U.S. Reports: FPC v. Louisiana Power & Light Co., U.S. (). Contributor Names Brennan, William J., Jr. (Judge).

    A summary and case brief of Louisiana Power & Light Company v. Allegheny Ludlum Industries, Inc., (), including the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, key terms, and concurrences and dissents. City of Lafayette v. Louisiana Power & Light Co. No. Argued October 4, Decided Ma U.S. Syllabus. Petitioner cities, which own and operate electric utility systems both within and beyond their respective city limits as authorized by Louisiana law, brought an action in District Court against respondent investor.


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This first novel by the author of a well-received story collection, The Way That Water Enters Stone, is a wacky Southern Gothic set in small-town Louisiana. Billy Wayne Fontana is the sole survivor o. In LOUISIANA POWER & LIGHT, Dufresne wields a mostly light touch to examine whether life is inherently arbitrary and tragic or whether choice makes it so.

This issue is encapsulated in the life of protagonist Billy Wayne Fontana who, at the start of this novel, is the final descendent in a line of Fontana losers who, much like Thomas Sutpen in /5. Get this from a library. Louisiana Power & Light.

[John Dufresne] -- A comic tale featuring ex-priest Billy Fontana, a man out to do good, but seldom succeeding. The novel opens with Fontana abandoning the priesthood for a young woman whose confession he has just.

Louisiana Power & Light (Paperback) By John Dufresne. Norton & Company,pp. Publication Date: Janu Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (11/1/) List Price: * * Individual store prices may vary.

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Louisiana Power & Light Company is a Louisiana Business Corporation filed on Ap The company's filing status is listed as Inactive and its File Number is D. The Registered Agent on file for this company is Marcus V. Brown and is located Founded: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company that delivers electricity to million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Entergy is a Fortune company headquartered in New Orleans. We Power Life. Louisiana Power and Light by John Dufresne. Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W., Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is. Louisiana Power & Light (Book): Dufresne, John: InBilly Wayne Fontana, last of the famous Fontanas of Monroe, Louisiana, trades his religious calling for an impulsive marriage to Earlene deBastrop, while trying to preserve his spiritual longing.

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Uploaded by res on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Louisiana Power & Light Co. Thibodaux, U.S. 25 () Louisiana Power & Light Co. City of Thibodaux. Argued April 2, Decided June 8, U.S. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT Syllabus.

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Louisiana Power & Light (LP&L) Company Prof18, LP&L serves aboutelectric customers in 46 of Louisiana 64 parishes. The area includes a large portion of North Louisiana and the extreme southeastern portion of the state except for the New Orleans metropolitan area.

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by John Dufresne. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.Books. Dufresne's first novel, Louisiana Power and Light () was named a New York Times notable books of the year, as was his second novel, Love Warps the Mind a Little ().

Dufresne's third novel, Deep in the Shade of Paradise () was a Book Sense Top Ten of the Year selection.

It contains some of the same characters as Louisiana Power and Light, although in an interview with writer.