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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He published their stories in a serialized online graphic novel called A. Made me puzzle over the highway sign facing the wrong direction until I remembered… Very nice.
We need books like this that put a human face on such events and make us look at ourselves too. Of course, the characters are simply there to illustrate the tragedy of Katrina: Neufeld interviewed many survivors but settled on these seven to represent a wide range of experiences and perspectives, which he does with a keen, journalistic voice while telling their stories.
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A graphic novel captures the storm and its aftermath,” Los Angeles Times August 23, The contraflow in the first panel is terrific. My preparation for A. And we see them coping not only with the outcome of their own decisions but also with those made by politicians, police, and others like themselves–decisions that drastically affect their lives, but over which they have no control. Dec 23, Dan rated it liked it Shelves: Maybe I need to watch the news more-?
There were some moments when the dialog was a bit stilted and I’m not sure how I felt about the color scheme, though I really liked what one goodreads reviewer said, that by having the different color schemes it was like each character had their own sound-track.
The inclusion of these two bits unobtrusively add a political slant. The biggest problem was formatting the book and inserting new material into the existing storyline.
In his web comic turned graphic novel, A.
Neufeld uses color in a unique way by giving each This was an excellent non-fiction account that followed seven people’s experiences preparing for, during and after hurricane Katrina. I wanted afrer that went deeper into the people’s lives. The published edition features additional stories and art, as well as editorial revisions to the original series.
A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge
Particularly interesting is her take on the “looters,” who basically a.d.neww people alive with much needed food and water. All that is missing — or changed in important ways — when reading comics on the Internet. But while it was a great attempt, and must have taken an insane amount of work to do, it fell far short of its potential.
You follow the stories of seven characters and their various encounters with Hurricane Katrina. Wow–I deluuge reading this book half an hour before the end of the work day it was a slow work dayand I couldn’t stop reading until the very end, orldans hour after everyone else went home.
A.v.new 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.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Favorite Quote, from a doctor who helped hurricane victims: Leo and Michelle spend hours in bumper-to-bumper traffic to Houston, while Kevin and his family do the same en route to Tallahassee.
Norto Josh Neufeld is a comics journalist known for his graphic narratives of political and social upheaval, told through the voices of witnesses. So to cope, I wrote an editorial on August 31 afted was published on September 4 in my local newspaper: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Readers are then introduced to seven New Orleans residents, from all walks of life and parts of the city.
Anyway, I always find it cool to read a book when you’ve met the author, but even more so when you’ve met, even if only while shopping, a character. May 17, at 4: He then checks back a year and a half later.