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New Orleans

Nine Lives

Author
First Name: 
Dan
Last Name: 
Baum
Subtitle: 
Myster, Magic, Death, and LIfe in New Orleans
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Spiegel & Grau Trade Paperbacks
ISSN/ISBN: 
38552319
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2009

Nine LIves is a multivoiced biography of a dazzling, surreal, and imperiled city, told through the lives of nine unforgettable characters and bracketed by two epic storms: Hurrican Betsy, which transformed New Orleans in the 1960s, and Hurricane Katrina, which nearly destroyed it.

Pages: 
347
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Nine-Lives-Death-Life-Orleans/dp/038552319X
Copies available at the Hiphop Archive: 
1


Why New Orleans Matters

Author
First Name: 
Tom
Last Name: 
Piazza
Publish City: 
New York, New York
Publish Company: 
HarperCollins
ISSN/ISBN: 
2147483647
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2005

In the aftermath of Katrina and the disaster that followed, promises were made, forgotten, and renewed. Now what will become of New Orleans in the years ahead?

Copies available at the Hiphop Archive: 
1


Inside Hurricane Katrina

Author
First Name: 
National
Last Name: 
Geographic
Subtitle: 
The Commemorative Edition
Publish Company: 
National Geographic Video
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Month: 
August
Day: 
17
Year: 
2010

National Geographic brings back the critically-acclaimed Inside Hurricane Katrina in a commemorative edition that includes an additional never-released bonus program.

Its path and power were known. Its imminent arrival was certain.

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Inside-Hurricane-Katrina-Commemorative/dp/B003O0ER3O/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1286381326&sr=1-2


Frontline

Author
First Name: 
Martin
Last Name: 
Smith
Collaborators: 
Marcela Giviria
Subtitle: 
The Storm
Publish Company: 
PBS
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Month: 
August
Day: 
29
Year: 
2006

Investigates the political storm surrounding the devastation of America's Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina. Veteran FRONTLINE producer/reporter Martin Smith will lead a team to ask hard questions about the decisions leading up to the disaster.

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Frontline-Storm-Ben-McCoy/dp/B000EOTEIQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1286380734&sr=1-1


Trouble the Water

Author
First Name: 
Carl
Last Name: 
Dean
Collaborators: 
Kimberly Rivers Roberts, Scott Roberts, Tia Lessin
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Zeitgeist Films
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Month: 
August
Day: 
25
Year: 
2009

2008 Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this astonishingly powerful film is at once horrifying and exhilarating. Directed and produced by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal (producers, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine), Trouble the Water takes you inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never before seen on screen.

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Trouble-Water-Kimberly-Rivers-Roberts/dp/B0027EU2S2/ref=sr_1_1?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1286380353&sr=1-1


Voices Rising

Author
First Name: 
Rebeca
Last Name: 
Antoine
Collaborators: 
Fredrick Barton
Subtitle: 
Stories From the Katrina Narrative Project
Publish City: 
New Orleans
Publish Company: 
University of New Orleans Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
972814361
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Month: 
March
Day: 
25
Year: 
2008

In this astonishing collection of personal narratives, readers come face-to-face with the stark reality wrought by Hurricane Katina and the failure of the federal levees. Many books have been written about the tragedy, but the work done by University of New Orleans students to collect these survivors' narratives in 2005 is groundbreaking.

Pages: 
250
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Voices-Rising-Stories-Katrina-Narrative/dp/0972814361/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1286379156&sr=1-2


The Children Hurrican Katrina Left Behind

Author
First Name: 
Sharon P.
Last Name: 
Robinson
Collaborators: 
M. Christopher Brown II
Subtitle: 
Schooling Context, Professional Preparation and Community Politics
Publish City: 
Bern, Switzerland
Publish Company: 
Peter Lang Publishing
ISSN/ISBN: 
820488224
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Month: 
January
Day: 
22
Year: 
2007

Even before the 2005 Disaster in the Delta as the devastation and loss wrought by the category-three hurricane known as Katrina came to be known statistics emerged about the aggressive educational neglect of Louisiana s African American schoolchildren. The harrowing data about the inadequacies being as racialized as the distribution of aid in the storm s aftermath are chilling indeed.

Pages: 
226
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Children-Hurricane-Katrina-Left-Behind/dp/0820488224/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1286379156&sr=1-1


Race, Place and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina

Author
First Name: 
Robert Doyle
Last Name: 
Bullard
Collaborators: 
Beverly Wright
Subtitle: 
Struggles to Reclaim, Rebuild and Revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
Publish City: 
Boulder, CO
Publish Company: 
Westview Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
813344247
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Month: 
February
Day: 
10
Year: 
2009

This heavily researched and annotated collection of essays on the "geography of vulnerability" as found in the aftermath of Katrina is an overwhelming analysis of a microcosm of American society. Written by experts in environmental justice, land-use policy, and political science, it addresses everything from transportation infrastructure to social inequality and urban development.

Pages: 
312
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Place-Environmental-Justice-Hurricane-Katrina/dp/0813344247/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1286378653&sr=1-1


Hurricane Katrina

Author
First Name: 
Jeremy I.
Last Name: 
Levitt
Collaborators: 
Matthew C. Whitaker
Subtitle: 
America's Unnatural Disaster
Publish City: 
Nebraska
Publish Company: 
University of Nebraska Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
803217609
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Month: 
April
Day: 
1
Year: 
2009

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast states of Louisiana and Mississippi. The storm devastated the region and its citizens. But its devastation did not reach across racial and class lines equally.

Pages: 
336
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Hurricane-Katrina-Americas-Unnatural-Disaster/dp/0803217609/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1286378039&sr=1-1


Holding Out and Hanging On

Author
First Name: 
Thomas
Last Name: 
Neff
Subtitle: 
Surviving Hurricane Katrina
Publish City: 
Columbia, MO
Publish Company: 
University of Missouri Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
826217745
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Month: 
December
Day: 
6
Year: 
2007

Words cannot adequately convey the human dimension of the devastation wreaked on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina. Thomas Neff s photographs can. A volunteer in the city in the early days after the flood, this Baton Rouge photographer witnessed firsthand the confusion and suffering, as well as the persistence and strength, of those who stuck it out.

Pages: 
128
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Holding-Out-Hanging-Surviving-Hurricane/dp/0826217745/ref=sr_1_8?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1285347162&sr=1-8


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