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Coming back-- Katrina Day 2011

Every August 29th since the Hurricane Katrina disaster, we memorialize those who died because of the storm and the flood in 2005. At the same time, we now celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of the citizens of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, over these last six years. Our library holds a large array of materials devoted to Katrina and its aftermath; in fact, Tulane University and the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library are part of the story . Two colorful and fascinating books, which focus on New Orleans after the storm, are located in the Louisiana Research Collection, with another copy each in the Howard-Tilton stacks: Coming back : New Orleans resurgent / photographs by Mario Tama ; introduction by Anderson Cooper ; in association with New Schools for New Orleans. 1st ed. New York : Umbrage : Getty images : Distributed in the US and Canada by Consortium, c2010. F379.N543 T28 2010 LACOLL This is a photographic documentary volume with an emphasis on the suffering and de