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Title Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans / Don Brown.
Author Brown, Don, author.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Houghton Mifflin Harcourt], [2015]
Description 1 online resource
Call # eBOOK
Summary On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The riveting tale of this historic storm and the drowning of an American city is one of selflessness, heroism, and courage -- and also of incompetence, racism, and criminality. Don Brown's kinetic art and as-it-happens narrative capture both the tragedy and triumph of one of the worst natural disasters in American history. A portion of the proceeds from this book has been donated to Habitat for Humanity New Orleans.
Contents Front Cover; Front Matter; Title; Back Matter; Copyright; Dedication; Source Notes; Bibliography; Back Flap; Back Cover; Spine
Note Title details screen (OverDrive, viewed May 7, 2015).
Subject Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Racism -- United States.
Social classes -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Disasters.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General.
Disaster victims. (OCoLC)fst00894774
Racism. (OCoLC)fst01086616
Social classes. (OCoLC)fst01122346
Louisiana -- New Orleans. (OCoLC)fst01204311
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Hurricane Katrina (2005) (OCoLC)fst01755264
2005
Genre Electronic books.
Documentary comics. (OCoLC)fst01921629
Documentary comics.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN 9780544673052 (electronic bk.)
0544673050 (electronic bk.)

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