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Mike Tidwell is the author of four previous books, including In the Mountains of Heaven and Amazon Stranger. His work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Reader's Digest, and The Washington Post. He is the recipient of an NEA fellowship and two Lowell Thomas Awards for travel journalism. He was born in Tennessee, raised in Georgia, and now lives in the Washington, D.C., area.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Gulf Coast (La, ) Description and travel, Gulf Coast (La, ) Environmental conditions, Coast changes Louisiana Gulf Coast, Bayous Louisiana Gulf Region, Gulf Coast (La, ) Social life and customs, Cajuns Louisiana Gulf Coast Social life and customs, Tidwell, Mike Travel Louisiana Gulf Region, Gulf Region (La, ) Description and travel, Gulf Region (La, ) Environmental conditions, Gulf Region (La, ) Social life and customs