Book Title: Aunt Alice vs. Bob Marley: My Education in New Orleans (Neighborhood Story Project)
Publisher: University of New Orleans Press
Author: Kareem Kennedy
Kennedy documents his quest for an education in the schools and streets of New Orleans. With his father gone and his mother frequently out of the picture, Kareem looks towards teachers, friends and extended family for the skills to muster through public schools, Hurricane Katrina, and the heavy hands and hard shoes of his life.