Book — xxv, 248 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Introduction: Black New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina Views from Retirement At the Height of Their Careers Thirty Something Coming of Age in New Orleans in the Late Twentieth Century.
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This books brings together the narrated autobiographies of black New Orleanians, united by their residence in New Orleans, Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. At its heart are stories of abandonment and evacuation, heroism and terror, prejudice and generosity, and displacement and rebuilding in the wake of the hurricane and its lengthy aftermath. (source: Nielsen Book Data)