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Author Kroll-Smith, J. Stephen, 1947- author.

Title Left to chance : Hurricane Katrina and the story of two New Orleans neighborhoods / Steve Kroll-Smith, Vern Baxter, and Pam Jenkins.

Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  HV 636 2005 .N4 K76 2015    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  976.335 KRO    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 164 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The Katrina bookshelf
Katrina bookshelf.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Water, conversations and race : an introduction -- "Katrina takes aim" -- Geographies of class and color -- Life on the road -- From the road to exile -- It's available but is it accessible? : traversing the world of disaster assistance -- Rebuilding in a broken city -- "The Katrina effect" : is there a Coda?
Subject Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Racism -- United States.
Social classes -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Neighborhoods -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
United States -- Race relations.
Added Author Baxter, Vern K., author.
Jenkins, Pamela, author.
ISBN 9781477303696 (cloth)
1477303693 (cloth)
9781477303849 (paperback)
1477303847 (paperback)
9781477303863 (ebook)
9781477303856 (ebook)

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