City of Refuge

City of Refuge

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From the award-winning novelist and author of Why New Orleans Matters comes a breathtaking novel of two families, one white and one black, whose lives are torn apart by Hurricane Katrina, and then pieced back together again in ways they couldn't have imagined.
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  • Hardback | 403 pages
  • 35.56 x 254 x 15.24mm | 680.39g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0061238619
  • 9780061238611
  • 2,194,778

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"In unforgettable scenes of biblical consequence, Piazza dramatizes more devastatingly than any journalistic account the hurricane's shocking aftermath, aligning the failure to protect, rescue, and respect the people of the Lower Ninth with the sweeping brutality of war. . . . A story as old and heartbreaking as humankind itself."--Booklist (starred review)
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913 ratings
3.99 out of 5 stars
5 28% (255)
4 48% (442)
3 19% (173)
2 4% (39)
1 0% (4)
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