By Dave Eggers

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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.

Perfect for:

  • Readers interested in learning about wrongdoings during Hurricane Katrina.
  • Anyone looking for solid non-fiction about a murky story.
  • Fans of journalistic investigations.


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