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Hard to believe that things like this can happen in our country.
This book tells the story of the Zeitoun family (Kathy, her husband Abdulrahman and their kids) , and their experience of Katrina in New Orleans.
This story needs to be told to a large audience and Mr. Eggers is just the person to tell it.
A powerful portrait of a man, a family, a city -- in the face of unthinkable disaster. The storm, itself, the least of it!Published 5 days ago by boomergirl
As a New Orleans native who went through Katrina, I found this novel to be true to the New Orleanian format of what happened here during the storm. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Michael Arcana
A thought-provoking and chilling account of an American Muslim man of Middle Eastern descent, how he manages to survive and maintain composure in the wake of Hurricane Katrina only... Read morePublished 16 days ago by NORBIUS
Interesting read. I liked this perspective of what happened after Hurricane Katrina.Published 21 days ago by Diana Baldwin
A great read. The tragedy of Katrina told through one family's personal story. Zeitoun is a hero, a humanitarian. The story inspired and saddened me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pamela Kosinski
This was a great book. It was written from a perspective of a person involved in Katrina. It tells of the good things people did and also some of the terrible things that happened... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pat N.