Tom Piazza is the author of the post-Katrina classic Why New Orleans Matters, the Faulkner Society Award-winning novel My Cold War, and the short-story collection Blues And Trouble, winner of the James Michener Award for Fiction. He lives in New Orleans.
About City of Refuge
In City of Refuge, a heart-wrenching novel from Tom Piazza, the author of the award-winning Why New Orleans Matters, two New Orleans families—one black and one white—confront Hurricane Katrina, a storm that will change the course of their lives. Reaching across America—from the neighborhoods of New Orleans to Texas,Chicago, and elsewhere—City of Refuge explores this turning point in American culture, one whose reverberations are only beginning to be understood.
Tom Piazza will be interviewed by Book Club Girl on Blog Talk Radio on September 10, 2009 at 4:00pm EST.
Tom Piazza’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:
Wednesday, August 26th: Rough Edges
Thursday, August 27th: Stuff As Dreams Are Made On
Monday, August 31st: Word Lily
Tuesday, September 8th: Book Chase
Thursday, September 10th: Cheryl’s Book Nook
Wednesday, September 16th: Linus’s Blanket
Thursday, September 17th: Book Addiction
Monday, September 28th: Devourer of Books
Tuesday, September 29th: Lesa’s Book Critiques
Wednesday, September 30th: Luxury Reading
I lived in New Orleans for two years and took a class about Katrina and the Law. I would LOVE to be a tour host. Please let me know if you have room and if I am a good match.