Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-American father of four, is in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina strikes. Refusing to leave, he uses a canoe to navigate the flooded streets of New Orleans, bringing supplies to fellow survivors. A week later, he disappears. In this riveting work of non-fiction, Eggers examines one life that gets caught up in an ugly system.
- Readers interested in learning about wrongdoings during Hurricane Katrina.
- Anyone looking for solid non-fiction about a murky story.
- Fans of journalistic investigations.