City Without People: The Katrina Poems

City Without People: The Katrina Poems

by Niyi Osundare
     
 

Niyi Osundare, one of Africa's most prominent poets and resident of New Orleans, La was one of the many whose life was caught in the destructive force of hurricane Katrina. Rescued by a neighbor with a boat, losing all that he had, exiled without even an identification to several states, he returned to rebuild his life and house. Written over the last five years,

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Niyi Osundare, one of Africa's most prominent poets and resident of New Orleans, La was one of the many whose life was caught in the destructive force of hurricane Katrina. Rescued by a neighbor with a boat, losing all that he had, exiled without even an identification to several states, he returned to rebuild his life and house. Written over the last five years, these poems recount both his loss and a thank you to those who helped.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780983707912
Publisher:
Commonwealth Books, Black Widow
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Pages:
106
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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