2010, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Do not open : the discarded refrigerators of post-Katrina New Orleans / Katheryn Krotzer Laborde. Laborde, Katheryn Krotzer, 1961-

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Do not open : the discarded refrigerators of post-Katrina New Orleans / Katheryn Krotzer Laborde
 
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Physical Description
  • viii, 252 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Published
  • Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland &​ Co., Publishers, c2010.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Do not open : the discarded refrigerators of post-Katrina New Orleans /​ Katheryn Krotzer Laborde.
Author
  • Laborde, Katheryn Krotzer, 1961-
Published
  • Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland &​ Co., Publishers, c2010.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • viii, 252 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • "One of the most common sights during post-Hurricane Katrina was that of the discarded home refrigerator. This book presents the communiqués that transformed appliances into message boards and explores the post-disaster environment that inspired their creation. It features hundreds of black-and-white photographs of the marked refrigerators, along with photographs of post-Katrina New Orleans"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Introduction: Coming home
  • Refrigerators I : empty, full
  • The people who grieved, the city they mourned for
  • Voices of the storm
  • Refrigerators II : getting the word out
  • Signs of the times
  • Refrigerators III : anarchy and anger
  • Grief and frigidaires
  • Talkin' trash
  • Refrigerators IV : hope, faith, and love
  • Epilogue: Gustav.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780786437894 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0786437898 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Dewey Number
  • 976.3/​064
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