Bayou Brief: Backrooms and Bayous

Russell Long. John Breaux, and Bob Mann.

My latest 13th Ward Rambler column for Bayou Brief is a review of Robert Mann‘s swell new book, Bayous and Backrooms: My Life In Louisiana Politics.

Here’s the whole damn tagline: “Is Bob Mann the Zelig or Forrest Gump of Louisiana politics? Find out in Peter Athas’ review of Mann’s memoirs.”

Since I made the Forrest Gump reference, the last word goes to Jackson Browne with a song that was in the movie.

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