When the Water Came

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When the Water Came

Evacuees of Hurricane Katrina

By Cynthia Hogue; Rebecca Ross; Cythia Hogue

Uno Press, Paperback, 9781608010127, 120pp.

Publication Date: August 16, 2010

When the Water Came gathers the intimate recollections of 11 Louisiana and Mississippi residents and the unforgettable details of their lives during and after Hurricane Katrina. Poet Cynthia Hogue and photographer Rebecca Ross convey the experience of a cross section of evacuees, their journeys from the Gulf Coast to the Arizona desert, and their efforts to make new lives.

About the Author
Cynthia Hogue is the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry in the Department of English at Arizona State University. Her other collections are FLUX, THE NEVER WIFE, The Woman in Red, and Where the Parallels Cross.

As a professional organizer, Rebecca Ross works directly with home and business owners in their spaces to reduce clutter, restore balance, and enhance well-being. Rebecca has become a specialist in hoarding and chronic acquiring, partnering with Seattle area therapists to support people dealing with serious issues.