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The great deluge : Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast / Douglas Brinkley.

Brinkley, Douglas. (Author).

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  • 41 of 42 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library 976.335 B (Text) 39493105529434 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson County Public Library 976.335 B (Text) 39493105815981 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Macon County Public Library 976.335 B (Text) 39493105720900 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0061124230
  • Physical Description: xix, 716 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Morrow, 2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
An account of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation it left in New Orleans and across the Gulf Coast documents the events and repercussions of the tragedy and its aftermath and the ongoing crisis confronting the region.
Subject: Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Hurricanes > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Disaster victims > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Disaster relief > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Emergency management > Government policy > United States.

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