Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Year Before the Flood by Ned Sublette

Ned Sublette traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004 2005. By turns irreverent, joyous, darkly comic, passionate, and polemical, he juxtaposes the city s crowded calendar of parties, festivals, and parades with the murderousness of its poverty and its legacy of racism. With a grand cast of musicians and barkeeps, scholars and thugs, vibrating with the sheer excitement of New Orleans, The Year Before the Flood is an affirmation of the power of the city s culture and a heartbreaking tale of loss."

Buy The Year Before the Flood by Ned Sublette from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781613736746
ISBN-10: 1613736746
Format: Paperback
(221mm x 142mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Chicago Review Press
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2017
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - The Year Before the Flood by Ned Sublette

Book Reviews - The Year Before the Flood by Ned Sublette

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Year Before the Flood book by Ned Sublette and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Author Biography - Ned Sublette

Ned Sublette is the author of The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square, Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo, and The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry. Cofounder of the record label Qbadisc, he coproduced the public radio program Afropop Worldwide for seven years. A writer, record producer, and musician, he lives in New York City.

Books By Ned Sublette

Cuba and Its Music by Ned Sublette
Paperback / softback, February 2007
$52.14 $57.93
American Slave Coast by Ned Sublette
Paperback, April 2017
$40.97 $45.52
Year Before the Flood by Ned Sublette
Hardback, September 2009
World That Made New Orleans by Ned Sublette
Paperback, September 2009
$31.57 $35.08