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The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Chicago Review Pr
Publication date February 1, 2017
Pages 496
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781613736746
ISBN-10 1613736746
Dimensions 1.30 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $19.99
Summaries and Reviews
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Ned Sublette traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004–2005. By turns irreverent, joyous, darkly comic, passionate, and polemical, he juxtaposes the city’s crowded calendar of parties, festivals, and parades with the murderousness of its poverty and its legacy of racism. With a grand cast of musicians and barkeeps, scholars and thugs, vibrating with the sheer excitement of New Orleans, The Year Before the Flood is an affirmation of the power of the city’s culture and a heartbreaking tale of loss.




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Hardcover
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1 edition from Chicago Review Pr (September 1, 2009)
9781556528248 | details & prices | 452 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $27.95
About: With a style the Los Angeles Times calls as “vivid and fast-moving as the music he loves,” Ned Sublette’s powerful new book drives the reader through the potholed, sinking streets of the United States’s least-typical city.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Chicago Review Pr (February 1, 2017)
9781613736746 | details & prices | 496 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.30 in. | List price $19.99
About: Ned Sublette traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004–2005.
Miscellaneous
from Lawrence Hill Books (September 1, 2009)
9781569763216 | details & prices | 496 pages | List price $22.95

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