Down In New Olreans

Down In New Olreans

by Billy Sothern
     
 

Billy Sothern's Down in New Orleans illustrates, in very human and heartbreaking ways, how the horrors that emerged during and following Hurricane Katrina existed long before the storm. These beautifully composed stories not only reveal the dignity-and amazing grit and grace-of the hurricane's survivors; they also illuminate larger truths about the urgent issues of… See more details below

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Billy Sothern's Down in New Orleans illustrates, in very human and heartbreaking ways, how the horrors that emerged during and following Hurricane Katrina existed long before the storm. These beautifully composed stories not only reveal the dignity-and amazing grit and grace-of the hurricane's survivors; they also illuminate larger truths about the urgent issues of our day. Sothern magnifies the urgency of creating a government that really serves the common good-and a society that protects its poor and vulnerable.-Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor & Publisher, The Nation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520904262
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
08/27/2007
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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