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Showdown in Desire by Orissa Arend
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May 18, 10

bookshelves: history, new-orleans
Recommended to Adam by: Jazz Fest
Read from May 02 to 07, 2010

With all the racial and political turmoil surrounding the Black Panthers, its a wonder that their story is so brief and peaceful in New Orleans. Heck, then again, as author Orissa Arend mentions, New Orleans is a place for R & R, not revolution!

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