CSU author chronicles vexing recovery of family after Katrina
Anthropology | June 22, 2015
By Jeff Dodge
On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina smashed into the Gulf Coast, leaving incredible destruction in its wake. As the 10-year anniversary of the devastation approaches, Colorado State University anthropology professor Katherine Browne is releasing a new book Standing in the Need: Culture, Comfort and Coming Home after Katrina. In it, she follows a large African-American family over the eight-year ordeal of their recovery from the aftermath of disaster, both natural and man-made.
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