City of a Milion Dreams by Jason Berry (Signed Copy)

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City of a Milion Dreams by Jason Berry (Signed Copy)

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In 2015, the beautiful jazz funeral in New Orleans for composer Allen Toussaint coincided with a debate over removing four Confederate monuments. Mayor Mitch Landrieu led the ceremony, attended by living legends of jazz, music aficionados, politicians, and everyday people. The scene captured the history and culture of the city in microcosm--a city legendary for its noisy, complicated, tradition-rich splendor. In City of a Million Dreams, Jason Berry delivers a character-driven history of New Orleans at its tricentennial. Chronicling cycles of invention, struggle, death, and rebirth, Berry reveals the city's survival as a triumph of diversity, its map-of-the-world neighborhoods marked by resilience despite hurricanes, epidemics, fires, and floods.

Author bio: Jason Berry is an award-winning writer and documentary film producer in New Orleans. His books include Lead Us Not Into TemptationVows of SilenceRender unto Rome, and Up from the Cradle of Jazz.

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