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Breach of faith : Hurricane Katrina and the near death of a great American city / Jed Horne.

Horne, Jed, 1948- (Author).
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Schricker Main Library 976.335 HOR (Text) 30032010670773 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780812976502 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0812976509 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: xx, 440 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Random House trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2008.

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General Note: Reprint. Originally published: 2006.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-428) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A Camille on Betsy's track -- When Wallyworld closes at four -- An imperfect storm -- Real ugly, real fast -- Decaf cigarettes and golden carp -- Other Texans, other times -- Media in the moment -- At least somebody had a plan -- Code gray -- Like bricks on Jello-O -- Help yourself -- A Rockets Jersey and a picture of Jesus -- Reversal of fortune -- In search of common ground -- If they can rebuild Beirut -- Crunch time -- Sue the bastards -- A comparable catastrophe -- Visions of a city reborn -- Blue tarps in a chocolate city -- Shrink-proof city -- Safe enough for cows -- Children with bad timing -- Failure is not an option -- Summing up.
Citation/References Note: Bklst 07/01/2006
LJ 08/01/2006
PW 05/15/2006
Kirkus 06/15/2006
NYT Bk 08/31/2008
Choice Mar 2007
Subject: Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Disasters > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Hurricanes > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Disaster victims > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Disaster relief > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Emergency management > Government policy > United States.

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