Book Discussion on Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans

Dan Baum talked about his book Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans (Spiegel and Grau; February 10, 2009). In his book Mr. Baum… read more

Dan Baum talked about his book Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans (Spiegel and Grau; February 10, 2009). In his book Mr. Baum chronicles the lives of nine people who have lived in New Orleans since Hurricane Betsy hit the city in 1965. He talked about the transformation of New Orleans since then and the destruction of large portions of the city following Hurricane Katrina. Mr. Baum responded to questions from audience members.

This book release event at Octavia Books included live music performed by Bart Ramsey and Zazou City and red beans and rice provided by Dunbar’s. Creole Cooking. 

Dan Baum, formerly a staff writer for The New Yorker and a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, is the author of Citizen Coors: An American Dynasty and Smoke and Mirrors: The War on Drugs and the Politics of Failure. close

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Book Discussion on Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Mar 14, 2009
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Mar 15, 2009

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  • Mar 14, 2009 | 8:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 15, 2009 | 9:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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