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Nine Lives by Dan Baum
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Aug 31, 09

bookshelves: non-fiction
Read in August, 2009

The story of New Orleans from Betsy (1965) to Katrina (2005), as told in the voices of long-time residents from the entire social spectrum. A coroner, a transvestite, a thug, a band director, a woman struggling to better her life, the king of a krewe, and three others. A great, clear-eyed read.

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