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Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans
Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans
by Dan Baum
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Nines Lives is a multivoiced biography of a dazzling, surreal, and imperiled city, told through the lives of nine unforgettable characters and bracketed by two epic storms: Hurricane Betsy, which transformed New Orleans in the 1960s, and Hurricane... (read more)

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The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
by Douglas Brinkley
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In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On the heels of one of the three strongest... (read more)

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Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina: Struggles to Reclaim, Rebuild, and Revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina: Struggles to Reclaim, Rebuild, and Revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
by Robert Bullard
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On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall near New Orleans leaving death and destruction across the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama Gulf Coast counties. The lethargic and inept emergency response that followed exposed institutional... (read more)

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Not Just the Levees Broke: My Story During and After Hurricane Katrina
Not Just the Levees Broke: My Story During and After Hurricane Katrina
by Phyllis Montana-leblanc
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Now in paperback, the astounding and poignant account of how a Katrina survivor and her husband lived through one of our nation’s worst disasters—and continue to put their lives back together today. A driving force in Spike Lee’s... (read more)

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Why New Orleans Matters
Why New Orleans Matters
by Tom Piazza
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In the aftermath of Katrina and the disaster that followed, promises were made, forgotten, and renewed. Now what will become of New Orleans in the years ahead? What do this proud, battered city and its people mean to America and the world? Award... (read more)

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The River Road (Majesty Architecture)
The River Road (Majesty Architecture)
by Lee Malone
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Targeted especially for lovers of history, architecture, or the glory days gone-by, this acclaimed series takes a detailed look at the architectural beauty and majesty of historic cities and geographic areas of the South. Much of the charm of these areas... (read more)

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The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
by Douglas Brinkley
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In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. Yet those wind-torn hours represented only the first stage of the relentless triple tragedy that Katrina... (read more)

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Unfathomable City: a New Orleans Atlas (13 Edition)
Unfathomable City: a New Orleans Atlas (13 Edition)
by Rebecca Solnit
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"This series of atlases is one of my absolute favorites. Vivid, beautiful, and deceptively meaningful, Unfathomable City successfully pushes cartographic conventions. It explores what it means to know a place, not just the street grid. A delight to... (read more)

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Catastrophe in the Making: the Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow (09 Edition)
Catastrophe in the Making: the Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow (09 Edition)
by William R. Freudenburg
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In a cemetery on the southern outskirts of Paris lie the bodies of nearly a hundred of what some have called the first casualties of global climate change. They were the so-called abandoned victims of the worst natural disaster in French history, the... (read more)

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Overcoming Katrina: African American Voices from the Crescent City and Beyond (Palgrave Studies in Oral History)
Overcoming Katrina: African American Voices from the Crescent City and Beyond (Palgrave Studies in Oral History)
by D'ann R. Penner
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Overcoming Katrina tells the stories of 27 New Orleanians as they fought to survive Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Their oral histories offer first-hand experiences: three days on a roof with Navy veteran Leonard Smith; at the convention center... (read more)

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Stealing Magnolias: Tales from a New Orleans Courtyard
Stealing Magnolias: Tales from a New Orleans Courtyard
by Debra Shriver
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Debra Shriver tells the story of finding and restoring a house in the French Quarter of New Orleans in the wake of Katrina. Part love letter, part scrapbook; readers are given a rare tour of this enigmatic city. The book is a cultural guidebook and... (read more)

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Gawd, I Love New Orleans
Gawd, I Love New Orleans
by Frank Schneider
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1 Dead in Attic (05 Edition)
1 Dead in Attic (05 Edition)
by Chris Rose
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Queen New Orleans
Queen New Orleans
by Harnett T Kane
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Mardi Gras 1ST Edition
Mardi Gras 1ST Edition
by Robert Tallant
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New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape
New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape
by Peirce F Lewis
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