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

Author(s): Brinkley, Douglas
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Subjects: Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Hurricanes--Louisiana--New Orleans
Disaster victims--Louisiana--New Orleans
Disaster relief--Louisiana--New Orleans
Emergency management--Government policy--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Morrow, 2006
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: xix, 716 p. : ill. (some col. ) ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006043338
ISBN: 0061124230 (alk. paper)
Invalid ISN: 0061129230
ISBN:
EAN: 9780061124235
Invalid ISN: 9780061129235
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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
OCLC Number: 64594506
ISBN/ISSN: 0061124230
0061129230
9780061124235
9780061129235