April 23, 2014  

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History Professor to Discuss New Book, Sign Copies at Gulf Coast Library

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LONG BEACH, Miss. – University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast History Professor, Dr. James Pat Smith, will give a book talk and sign copies of his recent publication, “Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story,” on Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m. in Room 204 of the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library in Long Beach.

Smith’s book, recently published by University Press of Mississippi, presents the fullest account yet written of the impact of this storm on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.Books will be available for purchase at the event.

The Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library is hosting this book talk and signing in celebration of National Library Week. For more information, call 228.214.3450 or email usmgcl@usm.edu.