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New Memoir Tells Stories of Katrina Survival

Jul 24, 2007 (Talk of the Nation)

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Author Joshua Clark rode out Hurricane Katrina in his home in the French Quarter, and became our eyes and ears in New Orleans.

On the night of the storm, he nailed down the shutters, took some sleeping pills, and watched Silence of the Lambs. In the morning, he realized he was one of the few hundred people left in the waste and silence of the Quarter.

He discusses his memoir, Heart Like Water, and his life the in the aftermath of the storm.

Joshua Clark, author, Heart Like Water: Surviving Katrina and Life in its Disaster Zone

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