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1 Dead in Attic - by Chris Rose (Paperback)

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  • With a new foreword by the author--Chris Rose's New York Times bestselling collection: "A gripping book about life's challenges in post-Katrina New Orleans...packed with heart, honesty, and wit" (New Republic).
  • Author(s): Chris Rose
  • 384 Pages
  • History, United States

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About the Book



"The columns in this book were previously published in The Times-picayune"--Title page verso.



Book Synopsis



With a new foreword by the author--Chris Rose's New York Times bestselling collection: "A gripping book about life's challenges in post-Katrina New Orleans...packed with heart, honesty, and wit" (New Republic).

Celebrated as a local classic and heaped with national praise, 1 Dead in Attic is a brilliant collection of columns by an award-winning Times-Picayune journalist chronicling the horrific damage and aftermath wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2006. "Frank and compelling...vivid and invaluable" (Booklist), it is a roller coaster ride through a devastated American wasteland as it groans for rebirth. Full of the emotion, tragedy and even humor--which has made Chris Rose a favorite son and the voice of a lost city--these are the stories of the dead and the living, of survivors and believers, of destruction and recovery, and of hope and despair.

With photographs by British photojournalist Charlie Varley, 1 Dead in Attic captures New Orleans caught between an old era and a new, New Orleans in its most desperate time, as it struggled out of floodwaters and willed itself back to life.



Review Quotes




"The most engaging of the Katrina books...packed with more heart, honesty, and wit...Rose was more interested in telling the searing stories of his shattered city than assigning the blame for its demise..."
-- Michael Grunwald, The New Republic

"The Crescent City's bard"
-- Harry Shearer, The Huffington Post

"These are impressionistic cries of pain and mordant humor...they so aptly mirrored the sense of surreal dislocation experienced by New Orleanians that they turned Rose into a voice of the tortured city."
-- Ken Ringle, The Washington Post Book World
Dimensions (Overall): 8.3 Inches (H) x 5.5 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 384
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: United States
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: Paperback
Author: Chris Rose
Language: English
Street Date: August 4, 2015
TCIN: 50134023
UPC: 9781501125379
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-6427
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.1 inches length x 5.5 inches width x 8.3 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.8 pounds
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