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Path of Destruction The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms

ISBN-10: 031601642X
ISBN-13: 9780316016421
Edition: 2006
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Description: 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 8/16/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

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.

Introduction
City on the Delta
River and Storm
1927 and 1965
The Levees
Sinking Feeling
"We're going to need a lot of body bags"
Homeland Security
Katrina
"This is the Big One"
The Flood
Tuesday
Wednesday, August 31
Thursday, September 1
Friday and Saturday, September 2-3
Aftermath
Superstorms
Notes on Sources
Acknowledgments

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