Book Release Party for HEART LIKE WATER by Joshua Clark

Jul 22, 2007 by

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 3 – 6 pm
Molly’s at the Market
1107 Decatur, featuring the music of Jack Fine and friends,
complimentary Abita and New Orleans Rum.

“In the growing constellation of Katrina stories, Josh Clark’s
masterful tale shines brightest. The legibility of Katrina’s profound
inner impact had to wait for this book, which is a love story. Its
rhythms are nothing short of majestic. Josh Clark has written the great
non-fiction New Orleans novel, a book that’s here to stay.”

—Andrei Codrescu

“The pure verbal energy and steely clarity of Joshua Clark’s account of
out-lasting Hurricane Katrina makes his book much more than memoir and
documentary — both of which it profoundly is. Clark’s narrative rises
to the level of being a crucial witness to the city itself — an
indictment, indeed, but also a reveling, an elegy, a light forward to

—Richard Ford

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