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More information about the New Orleans area and the storm that almost brought a great city to it's knees. Read morePublished 5 months ago by DD Gott
This is book is very informative regarding the way the storm played out, the knowledge of the danger prior to the storm, and the difficulty of getting effective change afterwards. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Christopher Manning
I read this book 9 years almost 10 years after it was written because I wanted some inside info that I knew Mr. van Heerden could provide. Read morePublished 12 months ago by G. Boudreaux
Very technical but a good read. Great info on what went wrong and how to fix it, right.Published 15 months ago by andy bortel
Terrific account of how New Orleans flooded after Katrina--and why..Published 16 months ago by Whitney Lewis
I think he does a good job on the science and for that the book is to be commended. I write as a meteorologist and hydrologist but I learned some things about storm surge modeling... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Peter Corrigan
Of all the rhetoric about Hurricane Katrina, the accusations hurled back and forth between people representing the government, victims, families of the deceased, this is one book I... Read morePublished on December 29, 2013 by Mary+cats
Sometimes we never learn, and this is a tale of repeated failure to learn. While the author clearly has a personal axe to grind and does so repeatedly, it easy to see why his... Read morePublished on June 11, 2013 by T. Ballou