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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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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