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Nine lives : death and life in New Orleans

Author: Dan Baum
Publisher: New York : Spiegel and Grau, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nine Lives" explores New Orleans through the lives of nine characters over 40 years, bracketed by two epic hurricanes. It brings back to life the doomed city, its wondrous subcultures, and the rich and colorful lives that played themselves out within its borders.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Anecdotes
Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Baum
ISBN: 9780385523196 038552319X
OCLC Number: 229027459
Description: xiii, 335 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Where daddy gets his groove on --
pt. II. Walking on glass --
pt. III. A thousand whistles --
pt. IV. The heebie-jeebies.
Responsibility: Dan Baum.

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"Nine Lives" explores New Orleans through the lives of nine characters over 40 years, bracketed by two epic hurricanes. It brings back to life the doomed city, its wondrous subcultures, and the rich and colorful lives that played themselves out within its borders.

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Pre and post Katrina lives in New Orleans

by dawnetortorella (WorldCat user published 2013-07-31) Very Good Permalink

Understanding lives before Katrina is such a vital part of understanding lives post Katrina. Beautiful, complex, extraordinary characters and the circumstances of their lives tell the long story of life in New Orleans.

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