Down in New Orleans : reflections from a drowned city (eBook, 2007) []
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Down in New Orleans : reflections from a drowned city

Down in New Orleans : reflections from a drowned city

Author: Billy Sothern
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Argues that post-Katrina, New Orleans hasn't been an easy place to live, it hasn't been an easy place to be in love, it hasn't been an easy place to take care of yourself or see the bright side of  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Billy Sothern
ISBN: 9780520251496 0520251490
OCLC Number: 895778138
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 346 p.) illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments Prologue I. Heading Straight for Us: The Days before and after Hurricane Katrina 1. A Man Leaves Home 2. A Stranger Comes to Town 3. "This Blues is Just Too Big" II. This Could Be Anywhere: Katrina's Immediate Aftermath, Late Summer 2006 4. A Dollar Short 5. Poor, Nasey, Brutish, and Short 6. Not in My Backyard 7. Left to Die 8. Bring the War Home 9. The Dry Run of the Apocalypse 10. History Repeats Itself III. Personals: Departures and Homecomings 11. Going Home 12. Oxford Town 13. I Do Believe I've Had Enough 14. Everyday Reminders IV. Against the Ropes: New Orleans's Unlikely Recovery 15. Second Line 16. Gideon's Blues 17. Live from the Circle Bar 18. Corporate Limits 19. Fat Tuesday 20. Hard Lot 21. La Neuva Orleans 22. Yours in Struggle 23. In the Parish 24. Not Resigned 25. Epitaph Notes Index
Responsibility: Billy Sothern ; photographs by Nikki Page


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"A necessary reminder that the problems that led to Katrina still exist." E! The Environmental Magazine

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