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Ninth Ward

Ninth Ward( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Rhodes, Jewell Parker
ISBN:978-0-316-04307-6
Publication Date:Aug 2010
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

A coming-of-age story set in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.

Author Biography
Rhodes, Jewell Parker (Author)
Jewell Parker Rhodes is an award-winning author. Her books include Voodoo Dreams, Magic City, Douglass' Women, Season, Moon, Hurricane, and the children's book, Ninth Ward. She is also the author of the writing guides Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors and The African American Guide to Writing and Publishing Nonfiction.

Her work has been published in Germany, Italy, Canada, Turkey, and the United Kingdom and reproduced in audio and for NPR's "Selected Shorts." Rhodes honors include: the American Book Award, the National Endowment of the Arts Award in Fiction, the Black Caucus of the American Library Award for Literary Excellence, the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Outstanding Writing, and two Arizona Book Awards.

Rhodes is the Virginia G. Piper Chair in Creative Writing and Artistic Director of Piper Global Engagement at Arizona State University.

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