Why New Orleans Matters

August 19, 2008|
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-winning author and longtime New Orleans resident Tom Piazza illuminates the storied culture and uncertain future of this great and neglected American metropolis by evoking the sensuous rapture of the city that gave us jazz music and Creole cooking; examining its deep undercurrents of corruption, racism, and injustice; and explaining how its people endure and transcend those conditions. And, perhaps most important, he asks us all to consider the spirit of this place and all the things it has shared with the world: its grace and beauty, resilience and soul.

Title:Why New Orleans Matters
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.25 X 5 X 0.56 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.25 X 5 X 0.56 in
Published:August 19, 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780061131509

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