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A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge by Josh Neufeld

You are commenting using your Facebook account. The idea of choosing five different people to follow through the storm and its aftermath was a good one, but it was way overly ambitious. This powerful graphic novel interweaves the true xeluge of 7 separate people who survived Hurricane Katrina, beginning before the storm and continuing through the aftermath.

The inclusion of these two bits unobtrusively add a political slant. Though the book is a firsthand account and not political, per se, it obviously has a slant that is noticeable very early on with an anti-Bush graffiti on a bathroom stall on page 26 and a very stilted, unnatural not necessarily logical, imho conversation near the end of the book pg.

I found Leo and, by extension, Michelle online. The levees burst and the city is flooded. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: People went to the Superdome with nothing! Dec 23, Dan rated it liked it Shelves: We watch as they make the wrenching decision between staying and evacuating.

Apr 14, Pamela rated it really liked it Yhe I actually didn’t know much of what went on during Katrina so this gave a little bit of a perspective. To learn more, visit www. He addresses the emotional impacts of the storm with grace as we share these people’s love for their city, New Orleans. I a.d.hew say my third most important influence is writer Harvey Pekar and his autobiographical comics series American Splendor.


Neufeld had volunteered with the Red Cross in the Gulf Coast after the hurricane, and said he had been deeply affected by the experience. Katrina slams into the Gulf Coast. People Who Read A.

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge

The book does raise many questions that it does not seek to answer, maybe there are no answers. It was impossible to put down after I started reading it.

Deprived of water and medical care, they watched as soldiers drove past, ignoring their cries. For that period I chose a blue-green, wind-and-water-themed color scheme. I’m on the panel for GNs this year 09 Summary: And if it gets real bad, we can hang onto the telephone pole. Here is Denise, a sixth-generation New Orleanian who will experience the chaos of the Superdome; the Doctor. Dec 05, Dionisia rated it really liked it Recommends it for: From desperate parents trying to protect their children to a comic-book collector saying goodbye to his collection, there are plenty of touching senes in this ultimately positive recounting of the tragic event.

Leo had been a reader of the blog I kept as a Red Cross volunteer, and when I then read his blog and learned that in addition to everything else he had lost his extensive comics collection, I felt an intuitive understanding for him.

Prologue, Part 1 | A.D.: New Orleans After The Deluge

Katrina has finally passed New Orleans, and Hamid and Mansell emerge, blinking in the sunlight, ecstatic to have survived the storm.

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I had to take a break after each section, but that just goes to show how well written. Before Hurricane Katrina, I had very little personal connection to New Orleans, other than the fact that my wife and I had visited the city for about a week in I think it’s less important at this time than it will be in the future, when it can serve as a reminder long after the news footage has been forgotten.

The web version of A. I found the experience of creating A. There is a doctor, a convenience store owner, a counselor After Hurricane Katrina it was impossible to turn on the news without hearing about it, the devastation, the displacement, the deaths, and the conspiracy theories about the government intentionally targeting New Orleans.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Up to that point, A. What was it like working with real life characters? Aug 09, Pages Buy. Is this the future of journalism? I hope after twenty or even thirty years works such as this one can keep the memory of those terrible days in New Orleans alive.

I wonder if any of you jerkoffs are really from New Orleans. The Los Angeles Times called the book “a work. These well-defined aspects of the characters allow Neufeld to seamlessly slip in and out of the various situations without even an ounce of momentary confusion on behalf of the audience.