Left to Chance: Hurricane Katrina and the Story of Two New Orleans Neighborhoods

Book cover design


6 × 9 inches
University of Texas Press
Fall 2015


Firsthand accounts illuminate the immediate effects of an unmitigated disaster, this book describes how the residents of two African American neighborhoods have experienced Katrina and the long road to recovery. The photo on the cover is from the book interior and is of an abandoned house that was devastated during Hurricane Katrina. A bright, caution orange background and thin black “X” reference FEMA building markings.