1 Dead in Attic

1 Dead in Attic

After Katrina

Book - 2007
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Originally a self-published sensation by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, 1 Dead in Attic captures the heart and soul of New Orleans in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

1 Dead in Attic is a collection of stories by Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose, recounting the first harrowing year and a half of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Celebrated as a local treasure and heaped with national praise, Rose provides a rollercoaster ride of observation, commentary, emotion, tragedy, and even humor--in a way that only he could find in a devastated wasteland.

They are stories of the dead and the living, stories of survivors and believers, stories of hope and despair. And stories about refrigerators.

1 Dead in Attic freeze-frames New Orleans, caught between an old era and a new, during its most desperate time, as it struggles out of the floodwaters and wills itself back to life.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, c2007
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781416552987
1416552987
Branch Call Number: 976.335 R72o 2007
Characteristics: xvii, 364 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: One dead in attic

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LMcShaneCLE Feb 27, 2014

Recommended reading - America's history swirls in tradition of Carnival -http://www.thinkfinity.org/groups/literacy/blog/2013/02/01/mardi-gras-masks-and-more.pdf

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kcsnowden8
Jul 18, 2012

1 Dead in Attic is a collection of newspaper articles chronicling life following Hurricane Katrina. It's heartwrenching images, stories, and humor create a lasting impression of the resillience of a city and its survivors.

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mcd05
Jun 17, 2011

This is a harrowing and beautiful book. Darkly humorous and heartrendingly sad, it changed my life. Take the time to read it.

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