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Main Title Path of destruction : the devastation of New Orleans and the coming age of superstorms /
Author McQuaid, John.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Schleifstein, Mark.
Publisher Little, Brown and Co.,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 68770425
ISBN 9780316016421; 031601642X
Subjects Hurricane Katrina, 2005. ; Emergency management--Louisiana--New Orleans Metropolitan Area. ; Disaster relief--Louisiana--New Orleans Metropolitan Area. ; Intergovernmental cooperation--Louisiana--New Orleans Metropolitan Area. ; Natural disasters--Louisiana--New Orleans Metropolitan Area. ; Environmental degradation--Louisiana--New Orleans Metropolitan Area. ; Katrina (Hurrikan)--(DE-588)7515869-3 ; Naturkatastrophe.--(DE-588)4041387-1 ; Schaden.--(DE-588)4125902-6 ; Umweltschutz.--(DE-588)4061644-7 ; New Orleans, La.--(DE-588)4042008-5
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  HV636.L8M37 2006 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/23/2013
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xiii, 368 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
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. "Winners of the Pulitzer Prize, John McQuaid and Mark Schleifstein were coauthors of the New Orleans Times-Picayune's award-winning series 'Washing Away, ' the definitive account of the Gulf Coast's grave hurricane risks"--Inside back jacket cover.