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Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans

by Phil Bildner

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“This book expresses why so many LOVE New Orleans” As a “transplant” (non-New Orleans native) from New York City, there is no other place like New Orleans. This is a story of a garbage man that was out of the ordinary. A community that bonded together in the wake of tragedy; hurricane Katrina. In the book aftermath is described as “gumbo”, which is fitting. Shows the love of a man for his job, and the love of his city. In this book there is no stranger as like New Orleans. Everyone is greeted with a smile and would embrace you in a heartbeat. There is so much to be said for this story, but I refuse to give it away. ( )
  STerrell | Feb 28, 2018 |
A wonderful story of a garbage man named Cornelius from Louisiana. His pride and joy, the streets of his city are ruined after Hurricane Katrina. He feels that it would take him forever to clean up his streets again. But the wonderful people of the city and the country chip in to help the town sparkle again. I really enjoy that this is based on true events, showing people coming together to help one another in times of crisis. ( )
  TiffanyMorgenweck | Jul 17, 2016 |
I enjoyed this story, Marvelous Cornelius. I like it because the story was based on real people and real events in history, such as Cornelius and hurricane Katrina. I also like the plot of the story, it had a good pace and conflict which was the after math of a hurricane and the resolution, which was this man felt he had a duty to clean and help his community. I loved the illustrations as well, they were appropriate to the mood and enhaced the story.
  bgrane2 | Nov 10, 2015 |
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A man known as the "Trashcan Wizard" sings and dances his way through the French Quarter in New Orleans, keeping his beloved city clean, until Hurricane Katrina's devastation nearly causes him to lose his spirit.

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