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Nine Lives by Dan Baum
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Aug 31, 2009

really liked it
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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message 1: by Trish (new) - added it

Trish hey, we have such similar reading tastes and I'm dying for a great book and just saw this on your list. is it fiction or non-fiction. I lived in NO for 2 1/2 years right out of college and it looks great.


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