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Zeitoun

Author: Dave Eggers
Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2009.
Series: February 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, longtime New Orleans residents Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun are cast into an unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water. In the days after the storm, Abdulrahman traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared--arrested and accused of being an agent of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
collective biographies
Biographies
Named Person: Abdulrahman Zeitoun; Kathy Zeitoun; Abdulrahman Zeitoun; Abdulrahman Zeitoun; Kathy Zeitoun; Abdulrahman Zeitoun
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Eggers
ISBN: 9781934781630 1934781630 9780307387943 0307387941
OCLC Number: 332257182
Awards: Dayton Literary Peace Prize Winner, 2010.
Description: 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Title: February 2010.
Responsibility: by Dave Eggers.

Abstract:

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, longtime New Orleans residents Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun are cast into an unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water. In the days after the storm, Abdulrahman traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared--arrested and accused of being an agent of Al-Qaeda.

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