Singing Out Loud
“Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of Mardi Gras―both literally and figuratively? Here’s the answer from a true New Orleans insider. Eaves’s lively account of how she survived carnival culture plus her own mental challenges makes for an entertaining and inspirational read.”
–Cokie Roberts, author and journalist
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Marilee Eaves grew up in the elite world of Uptown New Orleans, a world of exclusive Mardi Gras societies and elaborate balls. She spent nearly five decades of her life struggling to be herself in the midst of the elitist Mardi Gras societies that ruled her home city.
Finally, in her fifties and sixties, she expanded her perspective, started questioning assumptions about the way she’d grown up, and carved her own path.