Path of Destruction: The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms (Google eBook)

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Little, Brown, Jun 27, 2009 - History - 384 pages
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At 5:02 A.M. on August 29, 2005, Power Went Out in the Superdome. Not long after, wind ripped giant white rubber sheets off the roof and sent huge shards of debris flying toward Uptown. Rivulets of rainwater began finding their way down through the ceiling, dripping and pouring into the stands, the mezzanine, and the football field. Without ventilation, the air began to get gamy with the smell of sweat and garbage. The bathrooms stopped working. Many people slept; others waited, mostly in silence.
  

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Interesting synopsis of one of the most significant events of our time - Katrina's destruction of New Orleans. I've read other books about this so a lot of this information I already knew, but it ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
NOTES ON SOURCES
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

John McQuaid's journalism has appeared in Smithsonian" magazine, the Washington Post", Wired", Forbes.com and EatingWell" magazine. His science and environment reporting for The Times-Picayune" anticipated Hurricane Katrina, explored the global fisheries crisis and the problems of invasive species. His work has won a Pulitzer Prize, as well as awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute for Biological Sciences, and the International Association of Culinary Professionals. McQuaid is a graduate of Yale. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife and two children.

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