About The Book

Learn the real story on Hurricane Katrina survivors from the devastated New Orleans Lower 9th Ward. Many books were written about hurricane Katrina, but few focus specifically on the Lower 9th Ward. Feel the intensity as men, women and children share riveting stories of survival, faith, community history, and hope in this award-winning book with National Geographic film credit. Includes an encounter with the legendary Fats Domino. Now you’ll know the truth!

These are my people, neighbors and friends. How could I not do what I can to help? So I said, I’ll write a book and donate the proceeds to the residents’ recovery.
— Lynette Norris Wilkinson