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On August 29, 2005, storm Katrina's tremendous winds and surging water beaten the protecting levees round low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. 80 percentage of the town flooded, in a few locations below twenty ft of water. estate damages around the Gulf Coast crowned $100 billion. a thousand 8 hundred and thirty-three humans misplaced their lives. The riveting story of this historical typhoon and the drowning of an American urban is one in every of selflessness, heroism, and courage—and additionally of incompetence, racism, and criminality.
Don Brown’s kinetic artwork and as-it-happens narrative catch either the tragedy and triumph of 1 of the worst traditional mess ups in American historical past. A component to the proceeds from this e-book has been donated to Habitat for Humanity New Orleans.
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