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Why New Orleans Matters (Hardcover)

Author: Piazza, Tom

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Award-winning novelist and cultural critic Tom Piazza is a longtime resident of New Orleans and a celebrator of the music and culture of that city. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, from a temporary outpost in Missouri, he began work immediately after the storm on this impassioned book-length essay on the storied past, imperiled present, and uncertain future of this great and most neglected of American cities. At its heart, it is a valentine to the people of New Orleans, and a plea for their spiritual survival. "That spirit is in terrible jeopardy right now," he writes. "If it dies, something precious and profound will go out of the


Publisher ReganBooks
Mfg Part# 9780061124839
SKU 202028878
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0061124834
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0167
Publisher ReganBooks
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