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Dark rain : a New Orleans story

Author: Mat Johnson; Simon Gane; Lee Loughridge; Pat Brosseau
Publisher: New York : DC Comics/Vertigo, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in the days after Hurricane Katrina ... two small-time ex-cons with big dreams get the idea that this would be the perfect time to rob a bank. Catch is, the bank is in New Orleans, and they're on parole in Houston. Now, as every sane person tries to get out of The Big Easy, Emmit and Dabny will do whatever it takes to get in. As they journey through a tide of human suffering, Dabny wants to help, and Emmit sees  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mat Johnson; Simon Gane; Lee Loughridge; Pat Brosseau
ISBN: 9781401221607 1401221602 9781401221614 1401221610
OCLC Number: 471793404
Target Audience: "Suggested for mature readers"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Mat Johnson, writer ; Simon Gane, artist ; Lee Loughridge, gray tones & color ; Pat Brosseau, letterer.

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In the days after Hurricane Katrina, two men travel to evacuate New Orleans and to pull off the bank heist of a lifetime. Up against the clock and eluding armed competitors, the men find themselves  Read more...

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