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Great detail in a vivid widesweeping retelling of Katrina's impact, sorting out the people, organizations and interactions, while focusing on personalities, positions and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by chris perrin
Great book. Very very well written and is definitely useful for certain classes. Amazing pictures and very easy to read.Published on December 7, 2013 by vron
I had a tough time putting this book down. The detail included was outstanding. The authors told the real story, no matter who might be offended. Read morePublished on May 6, 2013 by SandyAnn
Purchased for class for a degree in Emergency Management. Learned many things about Katrina that were never publicized through the media. Read morePublished on February 20, 2013 by Kirk Ney
I started this book with a serious amount of trepidation thinking that it would be just another cheap bashing of Michael Brown, FEMA Director at the time of Katrina. Read morePublished on November 30, 2012 by CP
Bought this for a class and found it very interesting reading. If you want to see our govenments mis-steps and misapproppriations of money read this.Published on March 15, 2012 by Denver Dawn
Yes, this book provided an in-depth review of Hurricane Katrina, pre and post.
It accounts for all the key players. It hurls blame at all the same people. Read more
Maddening to read, this is a very clear-eyed and even-handed account of the government's response to Katrina. Read morePublished on July 7, 2008 by Amy Russell