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Zeitoun (Vintage)
Zeitoun (Vintage)
by Dave Eggers
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National Bestseller  A New York Times Notable Book An O, The Oprah Magazine Terrific Read of the Year A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year A New Yorker Favorite Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Favorite Nonfiction Book of the Year A Kansas City... (read more)

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The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans
The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans
by Lawrence N. Powell
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America's most beguiling metropolis started out as a snake-infested, hurricane-battered swamp. Through intense imperial rivalries and ambitious settlers who risked their lives to succeed in colonial America, the site became a crossroads for the Atlantic... (read more)

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Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security
Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security
by Christopher Cooper
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"[A] tightly crafted, very readable book . . . the best in-depth contemporary analysis we are going to get."--Stephen Flynn, The Washington Post When Hurricane Katrina roared ashore on August 29, 2005, federal and state officials were not prepared... (read more)

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A.D.: New Orleans after the Deluge
A.D.: New Orleans after the Deluge
by Josh Neufeld
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A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge is a masterful portrait of a city under siege. Cartoonist Josh Neufeld depicts seven extraordinary true stories of survival in the days leading up to and following Hurricane Katrina. Here we meet Denise, a counselor and... (read more)

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Zeitoun
Zeitoun
by Dave Eggers
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Dave Eggers wowed even his most ardent skeptics with What Is the What, the "autobiography" of a Sudanese immigrant that Eggers wrote based on interviews with Valentino Achak Deng. Now Eggers is back with Zeitoun, which examines the disappearance of a... (read more)

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Why New Orleans Matters
Why New Orleans Matters
by Tom Piazza
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Award-winning novelist and cultural critic Tom Piazza is a longtime resident of New Orleans and a celebrator of the music and culture of that city. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, from a temporary outpost in Missouri, he began work immediately after... (read more)

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1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina
1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina
by Chris Rose
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1 Dead in Attic is a collection of stories by Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose, recounting the first harrowing year and a half of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Celebrated as a local treasure and heaped with national praise, Rose... (read more)

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Plenty Enough Suck to Go Around: A Memoir of Floods, Fires, Parades, and Plywood
Plenty Enough Suck to Go Around: A Memoir of Floods, Fires, Parades, and Plywood
by Cheryl Wagner
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It seems over the years I have become something of a professional enthusiast, which is weird, because I'm also kind of cynical and grumpy. Mostly, this all just makes me a typical New Orleanian of sorts. The cliché "New Orleans gets into people's... (read more)

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The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina--The Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist
The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina--The Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist
by Ivor van Heerden and Mike Bryan
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The ultimate inside story of the Katrina tragedy?from the cofounder of the LSU Hurricane Center After warning for years about the looming threat of catastrophic flooding in New Orleans, Ivor van Heerden was one of the highest-profile media experts during... (read more)

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Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City
Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City
by Jed Horne
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The Good Pirates of the Forgotten Bayous: Fighting to Save a Way of Life in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina
The Good Pirates of the Forgotten Bayous: Fighting to Save a Way of Life in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina
by Ken Wells
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With a long and colorful family history of defying storms, the seafaring Robin cousins of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, make a fateful decision to ride out Hurricane Katrina on their hand-built fishing boats in a sheltered Civil War–era harbor... (read more)

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The Fight for Home: How (Parts Of) New Orleans Came Back
The Fight for Home: How (Parts Of) New Orleans Came Back
by Daniel Wolff
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After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans became ground zero for the reinvention of the American city, with urban planners, movie stars, anarchists, and politicians all advancing their competing visions of recovery. In this wash of reform... (read more)

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The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square
The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square
by Ned Sublette
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Named one of the Top 10 Books of 2008 by The Times-Picayune.  Winner of the 2009 Humanities Book of the Year award from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Awarded the New Orleans Gulf South Booksellers Association Book of the Year... (read more)

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The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
by Douglas Brinkley
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In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. Yet those wind-torn hours represented only the first stage of the relentless triple tragedy that Katrina... (read more)

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Heart Like Water: Surviving Katrina and Life in Its Disaster Zone
Heart Like Water: Surviving Katrina and Life in Its Disaster Zone
by Joshua Clark
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Clark brings a first-person literary account to the horror of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath as he takes readers on a heart-rending journey through this atrocious national disaster.... (read more)

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The Five People You Meet in Hell: Surviving Katrina
The Five People You Meet in Hell: Surviving Katrina
by Robert Smallwood
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This is the exciting eyewitness story of Hurricane Katrina and the chaotic, hellish aftermath in downtown New Orleans. Smallwood relives the tumultuous, sweltering days and violent, threatening nights, and introduces readers to some of the unique people... (read more)

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The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
by Douglas Brinkley
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In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On the heels of one of the three strongest... (read more)

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Where Would the World Be Without Women: Stories from the 9th Ward
Where Would the World Be Without Women: Stories from the 9th Ward
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Waukesha Jacksons book is an examination of loss and recovery. Starting with her relationship to her mother, Ms. Jackson reflects upon the struggles inherent in many of the lives of women living in the Ninth Ward. In particular, she examines the frequent... (read more)

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Jackson Squared: The Heart of the Quarter
Jackson Squared: The Heart of the Quarter
by Tom Varisco
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"Does anyone else smell beignets?" Tom Varisco documents the French Quarter's Jackson Square with funny, surprising, and sometimes shocking images and essays. Even the statue of Old Hickory weighs in with some colorful art criticism and an ode to the... (read more)

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Leave No One Behind: Hurricane Katrina and the Rescue of Tulane Hospital
Leave No One Behind: Hurricane Katrina and the Rescue of Tulane Hospital
by Bill Carey
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Immediately after Hurricane Katrina blew through New Orleans, the staff, patients and family members at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic assumed they had come through the storm fine. But on Monday night, August 29,2005 the city of New Orleans... (read more)

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