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The great deluge : Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Author: Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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[This book] rips the story of Katrina apart and relates what the Category 3 hurricane was like from every point of view. The book finds the true heroes - such as Coast Guard officer Jimmy Duckworth and hurricane jock Tony Zumbado.... [It] lets the Katrina survivors tells their own stories [and] investigates the failure of government at every level. -Dust jacket.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Brinkley
OCLC Number: 70957184
Notes: Originally published: New York : Morrow, c2006. 1st ed.
Description: Sound disc : digital, mono, ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Ignoring the inevitable; August 27 (Saturday) --
Shouts and whispers; August 27 (Saturday) --
Storm vs. shoreline; August 28 (Sunday) --
The winds come to Louisiana; August 28-29 (Sunday-Monday) --
What was the Mississippi gulf coast; August 29 (Monday) --
The busted levee blues; August 29 (Monday) --
"I've been FEMA-ed"; August 29 (Monday) --
Water rising; August 30 (Tuesday) --
City without answers; August 30 (Tuesday) --
The smell of death; August 31 (Wednesday) --
Blindness; August 31 (Wednesday) --
The intense irrationality of a Thursday; September 1 (Thursday) --
"It's our time now"; September 1 (Thursday) --
The Friday shuffle and Saturday relief; September 2-3 (Friday-Saturday) --
Getaway (or X marks the spot); September 3 (Saturday) and beyond.
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[This book] rips the story of Katrina apart and relates what the Category 3 hurricane was like from every point of view. The book finds the true heroes - such as Coast Guard officer Jimmy Duckworth and hurricane jock Tony Zumbado.... [It] lets the Katrina survivors tells their own stories [and] investigates the failure of government at every level. -Dust jacket.

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