Leaving Lafayette, I felt very strongly about visiting New Iberia, a little town right there in the neighborhood and one of the main locations of James Lee Burke’s life and fiction. While it has been an unreasonable number of years since I’ve read any JLB, his books figure prominently in my personal reading life, going way back. I think I was just a kid when I first discovered him, from my mother, who is also a fan. Many of his books are set in New Iberia, where fictional detective Dave Robicheaux is based. And the author has a family history rooted there as well.
So, using this handy little tool I found online, I visited a few sites. You can see more about each at that link.
And then, this.