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The Secrets of Carter House is an engaging tale of contemporary women carving out their own heroic space in history. It follows three friends as they attempt to help others in the path of an oncoming storm. The crisis faced by the educators—and the students they care about—when Hurricane Ike reaches Galveston in September 2008, changes how they understand friendship, family, and career.
The Secrets of Carter House is an engaging tale of contemporary black academics carving out their own heroic space in history. It follows three mid-career Ph.D.’s as they grapple with questions of profession, family, and friendship at the onset of Hurricane Ike. Choices made by these women as the storm approaches the Texas Gulf Coast in September 2008 reveal as much about governance and public policy as they reveal about the women’s doubts, dreams, and desires.
The Collegiate Scholar Textbook Edition takes the story deeper using textbook elements that contextualize and extend the narrative with social science theory, socio-political history, and cultural references. The Collegiate Academic Bundle includes an e-book and a PDF. Internet access is required to fully engage textbook elements