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The Good Pirates of the Forgotten Bayous

Fighting to Save a Way of Life in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina

The Good Pirates of the Forgotten Bayous( )
Author: Wells, Ken
ISBN:978-0-300-21738-4
Publication Date:Aug 2015
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

How a plucky coterie of Louisiana shrimp-boat captains faced down the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history--only to realize that the struggle to preserve their centuries-old culture had just begun With a long and colorful family history of defying storms, the seafaring Robin cousins of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, make a fateful decision to ride out Hurricane Katrina on their hand-built fishing boats in a sheltered Civil War-era harbor...
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Wells, Ken (Author)
A Senior writer and features editor for page one of The Wall Street Journal. In 1982, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for The Miami Herald. He lives with his family outside Manhattan.

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