Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas


A New Orleans Atlas by Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker Paperback, 176 Pgs, University of California Press “…a captivating read for tourists, Louisiana residents, and just about anyone looking to gain familiarity with U.S. history, folklore, and myth-culture.” – Publishers Weekly

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A brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas, one that provides a vivid, complex look at the multi-faceted nature of New Orleans. More than 20 essays assemble a chorus of vibrant voices. Featuring 22 full-color two-page-spread maps, Unfathomable City plumbs the depths of this major tourist destination, pivotal scene of American history and culture and, most recently, site of monumental disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill.

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Weight 2. lbs
Dimensions 712 in