A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge

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by Josh Neufeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 0307378144

ISBN-13: 9780307378149

Pub. Date: 08/18/2009

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Now in paperback, The New York Times best-selling graphic nonfiction masterpiece depicting the lives of seven New Orleanians before, during, and just after Hurricane Katrina.
 
Best American Comics, 2010
Mother Jones Top Books of 2009
Daily Beast Recommends
New York Best Comics of 2009, Runner

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Now in paperback, The New York Times best-selling graphic nonfiction masterpiece depicting the lives of seven New Orleanians before, during, and just after Hurricane Katrina.
 
Best American Comics, 2010
Mother Jones Top Books of 2009
Daily Beast Recommends
New York Best Comics of 2009, Runner Up
MTV.com Best Nonfiction Comic of 2009
San Francisco Chronicle “Best in Comics”

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge is a masterful portrait of a city under siege. Cartoonist Josh Neufeld depicts seven extraordinary true stories of survival in the days leading up to and following Hurricane Katrina.

Here we meet Denise, a counselor and social worker, and a sixth-generation New Orleanian; “The Doctor,” a proud fixture of the French Quarter; Abbas and Darnell, two friends who face the storm from Abbas’ s family-run market; Kwame, a pastor's son just entering his senior year of high school; and the young couple Leo and Michelle, who both grew up in the city. Each is forced to confront the same wrenching decision–whether to stay or to flee.

As beautiful as it is poignant, A.D. presents a city in chaos and shines a bright, profoundly human light on the tragedies and triumphs that took place within it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307378149
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/18/2009
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 8.42(h) x 1.11(d)

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A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Cougar_H More than 1 year ago
In this book it was the time period from before and after hurricane Katrina, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the U.S. The main thing that I learned from this book was that not many people took precautions. They stayed home and thought it would pass and go more to the south. Some were smart and went further north and into Texas. When it hit, the town started to flood it was hard to find anywhere to be safe. Many were dying and having a hard time trying to survive. When more news came of the conditions people were now in a rush to get out of the city; but no busses were coming it was as if it was a myth that they wern't coming. When help arrived it was to drop people of in busses and boats. Busses finally came everyone was to let the women, children, and the old folks get out of there first being that the men could wait it out a couple of more days; they then saw that the busses were already full of people and no room was left. Everyone was now rioting and not happy with their situation at the Louisiana Superdome. With no working phones in the city it was hard to get rescue out to them. Some with health problems could not get out and were left to die. Some people had to get out as soon as possible and when they did they were glad they did.
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