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HURRICANE SONG A Novel of New Orleans

by | Read by Jacob Norman

Young Adult Young Adult • 2 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

God slaps the New Orleans Superdome like a drum as he sings a hurricane song called Katrina in this riveting young adult novel. Between the authenticity of the writing and narrator Jacob Norman’s laid-back, youthful delivery, listeners will be convinced they're eavesdropping on the characters in this novel. Miles, a high school sophomore, and his pop and uncle are forced to ride out the disastrous 2005 storm in the city's shelter of last resort. The violence, the filth, and the shortages of food, water, and medical care all unfold in a way that will convince listeners that Volponi was really there. Couple the writing with Norman's authentic-sounding teen voice, and everything about this gripping descent into hurricane hell feels real. Norman sings verses from "When the Saints Go Marching In" between chapters. Luckily, his narrator's voice rings with an authenticity and passion that his singing voice lacks. M.M.C. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2009]



Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-4233-8218-8 $24.99 • Two CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4233-8220-1 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-4233-8219-5 $44.97 • Two CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4233-8221-8 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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