City of Refuge

City of Refuge

A Novel

Book - 2008
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In City ofRefuge, a heart-wrenching novel from Tom Piazza, the author of the award-winning Why New Orleans Matters, two New Orleansfamilies--one black and one white--confront Hurricane Katrina, a storm that will change the course of their lives. Reaching acrossAmerica--from the neighborhoods ofNew OrleanstoTexas,Chicago, and elsewhere--City of Refuge explores this turning point in American culture, one whose reverberations are only beginning to be understood.

Publisher: New York : Harper, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061238611
Characteristics: 403 p. ; 24 cm.


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mountainmadness Nov 15, 2014

Good story about two different families and their post Katrina challenges. The author captures the essence of what it is to live in New Orleans. He gives a realistic portrait of the time after Katrina when help did not arrive.


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