1 dead in attic: after Katrina

Who we are — Facing the unknown — The first time back — Survivors — Life in the surreal city — Hope — Rita takes aim — The empty city — God and strippers — The more things change — Enough to feed an army — Blue roof blues — The smell — The elephant men — Mad city — 1 dead in attic — Despair — My introduction to New Orleans — The funky butt — The hurricane kids — Traveling man — Have Barbie, will travel — Prep boys and Jesuits — Good-bye — Groundhog Day — Coming home — Civil unrest — Refrigerator town — Lurching toward Babylon — The cat lady — Caving in — The magnet man — The last ride — Lights in the city — Let the good times roll — Our Katrina Christmas — Tears, fears, and a new year — Chocolate city — Tutti-frutti — He had a dream — He’s picking the pairs for Nola’s ark — Rider on the storm — Car 54, where are you? — Not in my pothole — Survive this — September never ends — The muddy middle ground — Misery in the melting pot — The end of the world — A Huck Finn kind of life — Our very scary summer — Songs in the key of strife — The end of the line — We raze, and raise, and keep pushing forward — Echoes of Katrina in the country — Second line, same verse — Don’t mess with Mrs. Rose — Shooting the rock — The city that hair forgot — A rapturous day in the real world — Big daddy no fun — Peace among the ruins — Artful practicality — “She rescued my heart” — Miss Ellen deserved better — Rebirth at the Maple Leaf — Melancholy reveler — They don’t get Mardi Gras, and they never will — Reality fest — Love fest — O brothers, where be y’all? — Funeral for a friend — Thanks, we needed that — Say what’s so, Joe — A night to remember — Eternal Dome nation — On the inside looking out — A city on hold — A tough nut to crack — Hell and back — Letters from the edge — Children of the storm, it’s time to represent — Thank you, whoever you are — A new dawn.;”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 one, during its most desperate time, as it struggles out of the floodwaters and wills itself back to life.”–Page 4 of cover.
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.

Title: 1 Dead in Attic After Katrina
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ISBN: 1416552987,9781416552987
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Genre: History / United States / General
Date Published:
Pages: 364
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