A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge by Josh Neufeld

By Josh Neufeld

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge is a masterful portrait of a urban lower than siege. Cartoonist Josh Neufeld depicts seven striking precise tales of survival within the days best as much as and following storm Katrina.

Here we meet Denise, a counselor and social employee, and a sixth-generation New Orleanian; “The Doctor,” a proud fixture of the French region; Abbas and Darnell, associates who face the typhoon from Abbas’s family-run marketplace; Kwame, a pastor's son simply coming into his senior yr of highschool; and the younger couple Leo and Michelle, who either grew up within the urban. every one is pressured to confront an analogous wrenching decision–whether to stick or to escape.

As appealing because it is poignant, A.D. provides a urban in chaos and shines a shiny, profoundly human gentle at the tragedies and triumphs that came about inside it.

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