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City of Refuge A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0061669024

ISBN-13: 9780061669026

Edition: Large Type 

Authors: Tom Piazza

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In the heat of late summer, two New Orleans families-one black and one white-confront a storm that will change the course of their lives.SJ Williams, a carpenter and widower, lives and works in the Lower Ninth Ward community where he and his sister Lucy were born. Across town, Craig Donaldson, a Midwestern transplant and the editor of New Orleans's alternative paper, faces deepening cracks in his family as his wife continues to question the wisdom of raising a family in the city. When the news of the gathering hurricane-called Katrina-comes, the two families make their own very different plans to weather the storm. But the long night of wind and rain is only the beginning-and when the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.31" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Tom Piazza is the author of ten books, including the novels City of Refuge , which won the Willie Morris Award, and My Cold War , as well as the book-length essay Why New Orleans Matters . He writes for HBO's hit drama series Treme and is at work on a new novel. He lives in New Orleans.