A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge [Josh Neufeld] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Now in paperback, The New York Times best- selling. “Josh Neufeld is a master storyteller. A.D. is intimate and yet seismic in its scope. His art takes us to the depth of the humanity of those we. Because, reading A.D: New Orleans after the Deluge on the Internet with interactive multimedia web links gave an experience that was not like.
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A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge
This book is drawn decently well but overall the stories are shallow and predictable and I didn’t hte all that much for any of the characters. New Orleans, LouisianaUnited States. We watch as they make the wrenching decision between staying and evacuating. Some searing moments, especially in the horrifying aftermath, hordes of people dumped at the Convention Center with no food or water, buses promised again and again that finally arrived only to drop off more people at the Convention Center instead of taking anyone away.
I actually didn’t know much of what went on during Katrina orleand this gave a little bit of a perspective.
The Los Angeles Times called the book “a work. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aug 09, Pages Buy. As an American, I knew how important the city was to the identity delugd the whole country — and how it was all in danger of being lost due to Katrina and the aftermath.
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Originally published as a webcomicA. Here is Denise, a sixth-generation New Orleanian who will experience the chaos of the Superdome; the Doctor. If anything, I wish the author had delved a little deeper into each of the characters, but it works well as a thought-provoking glimpse at a complicated and tragic story. If you are interested in getting a visceral perspective from New Orleanians as the events associated with Hurricane Katrina were happening, this is a great starting point.
The main events of A. At first I assumed each character had their own color to keep the 5 different plot lines easily distinguishable, but I was mistaken.
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This is going to be tthe amazing project, an important work. New Orleans After the…. His story echoed that of so many other displaced New Orleanians. There isn’t enough here.
Oct 13, Nicola Mansfield rated it liked it.
One thing I knew I wanted to do which was a major difference from the way the story was presented online was to integrate large two-page art spreads. And just in case you had any doubt about the nuances and literary merit of not only this graphic novel but the genre as a whole, listen to what Neufeld himself writes in the afterword to the print version of A. One woman told Neufeld that she felt she had “walked through hell and barely survived That being said, there is certainly an emphasis on the individual, particularly his triumph — or at the very least his survival and certainly his evolution — over and through a difficult situation.
While the book never directly makes accusations against the Bush administration or any government arm, it still features dialogue slanted in that direction that made the author’s views of the situation pretty clear. Sep 06, Emily rated it it was amazing Shelves: Being in the midst of hurricane season now, this book reminds me that we are not safe from the force of nature. They say the Lord helps those who help themselves.
It has been on my reading list for a while.
As I was sitting at my computer—in late August and early Septemberwhen video broadcasts on the internet were still fairly novel—more than a thousand miles from New Orleans, I experienced a feeling of emotional helplessness.
Congressional offices throughout the nation should treat the refugees living in their states and districts as constituents and assist anyone who needs help through the federal system of disaster relief.
The people in A. Follows the lives of seven individuals before, during and after Hurricane Katrina. Jul 07, Amanda rated it really liked it.