Books Twice a Survivor A Katrina Journal by Hank Klimitas Paperback, 72 pages, Iuniverse Inc, List Price: $9.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleTwice a SurvivorSubtitleA Katrina JournalAuthorHank Klimitas Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Twice a Survivor Katrina & Beyond Katrina Journal: Seven Days Trapped in Lakeview August 28, 2006 As Hurricane Katrina approached New Orleans last August, Hank Klimitas decided to stay at his home while his wife and daughter evacuated. After the levee in his neighborhood gave way, his house flooded. He spent seven days trapped on the second floor. Read excerpts from the diary he kept during that time.