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Path of Destruction: The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms

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Synopsis:

At 5:02 A.M. on August 29, 2005, Power Went Out in the Superdome. Not long after, wind ripped giant white rubber sheets off the roof and sent huge shards of debris flying toward Uptown. Rivulets of rainwater began finding their way down through the ceiling, dripping and pouring into the stands, the mezzanine, and the football field. Without ventilation, the air began to get gamy with the smell of sweat and garbage. The bathrooms stopped working. Many people slept; others waited, mostly in silence.

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ISBN:
9780316016421
Author:
Mcquaid, John
Publisher:
Little Brown and Company
Author:
McQuaid, John
Author:
Schleifstein, Mark
Subject:
General
Subject:
Natural Disasters
Subject:
Environmental degradation
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Subject:
Emergency management -- Louisiana.
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
American
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.25 x 1.25 in 1.4 lb

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"Synopsis" by , At 5:02 A.M. on August 29, 2005, Power Went Out in the Superdome. Not long after, wind ripped giant white rubber sheets off the roof and sent huge shards of debris flying toward Uptown. Rivulets of rainwater began finding their way down through the ceiling, dripping and pouring into the stands, the mezzanine, and the football field. Without ventilation, the air began to get gamy with the smell of sweat and garbage. The bathrooms stopped working. Many people slept; others waited, mostly in silence.
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