Memoir of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans Louisiana August 29 2005
Barnes and Noble
Called "one of the rawest specimens of classic Nawlins spitfire you'll ever find" by Newsweek, and featured in Spike Lee's HBO documentary When the Levees Broke, Phyllis Montana-Leblanc gives an astounding and poignant account of how she and her husband lived through one of our nations's worst disasters, and continue to put their lives back together.
New Orleans Hurricane Katrina survivor Phyllis Montana-Leblanc reveals moment by moment the impending doom she and her family experienced during one of the greatest disasters in contemporary American history.
"August 29, 2005. Hurricane Katrina is just beginning to flick her tongue at the city I have called home my entire life:New Orleans, Louisiana. In the early morning hours I can hear the swooshing sounds and fear runs down my back. This is when I first realize trouble has offically arrived. We lose electricity and the winds begin to blow. My heart is racing and beating so hard that I can feel my chest jumping against my shirt. Ron lies on the bed dozing off as I try frantically to find a safe place for us to hide...