The Year Before the Flood

The Year Before the Flood

A Story of New Orleans

eBook - 2009
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With a style the "Los Angeles Times "calls as "vivid and fast-moving as the music he loves," Ned Sublette's powerful new book drives the reader through the potholed, sinking streets of the United States's least-typical city. In this eagerly awaited follow-up to "The World That Made New Orleans," Sublette's award-winning history of the Crescent City's colonial years, he traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004-2005--the last year New Orleans was whole. By turns irreverent, joyous, darkly comic, passionate, and pol.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, Ă2009
ISBN: 9781569763216
1569763216
9781306051866
130605186X
9781569763230
1569763232
9781556528248
1556528248
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 452 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)

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