Rising from Katrina: How My Mississippi Hometown Lost it All and Found what Mattered (Google eBook)
Bay St. Louis was the former home of CNN correspondent Kathleen Koch. From her initial Katrina assignment in Alabama, Koch headed west in the storms aftermath. The closer she got to her community, the more personal the story became. Rising from Katrina is a story of the kindness of strangers, of minor miraclesand, above all, of how despite bureaucratic snarls and insurance battles a region rolled up its sleeves and rebuilt. It is also the story of a veteran reporter who, struggling to maintain her objectivity amid loss, traveled her own personal path from devastation to recovery.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - IndiependentBooks - LibraryThing
Overall: 4.5 out of 5 We have all seen the images of Katrina. Years later we still see images and our hearts are broken. But (besides actually being there) there is nothing like the spoken word ... Read full review
Review: Rising from Katrina: How My Mississippi Hometown Lost It All and Found What MatteredUser Review - Elizabeth Kelley - Goodreads
Since moving to MS I have been interested in the damage that was done from Katrina. So much was publicized about New Orleans and not such reported about MS. This book reflected the destruction and the strength and tenacity of the MS people. Great read - very inspiring as a fellow Mississippian. Read full review
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