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Zeitoun
by Dave Eggers

Published: 2012-02-01
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  "Zeitoun"by KayVr (see profile) 10/14/16

Disturbing, surprising, leaving questions and head-shaking over the government's treatment of its citizens in an emergency, this book is really a personal story of one man, one family, surviving Katrina.... (read more)

 
  "Zeitoun"by Jforster (see profile) 10/01/15

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Well written. Eggers really knows how to draw you in and keep the suspense going.

 
by spicey (see profile) 11/15/14

 
  "A must-read"by rachelczoghlin (see profile) 10/22/13

As an immigration attorney who works with refugees and immigrants, I was particularly moved by this book.

 
  "Zeitoun"by MARKU (see profile) 07/09/13

Non-fiction. The true story of one man's decision to remain in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. The reader will be quickly drawn in to the story of the Zeitouns. After reading the book, be sure... (read more)

 
  "Zeitoun"by stktjt85 (see profile) 06/23/13

Provided a glimpse of New Orleans during Katrina that was very eye opening and disturbing. However the writing style was often disjointed particularly when giving background on the main character with... (read more)

 
  "Interesting but..."by lolligab (see profile) 06/22/13

With a story like this, I would expect to care about the characters and what happens, to be outraged and relieved. I got none of that. Written as reportage, it was a bit boring.

 
  "Zeitoun"by kburgin (see profile) 03/27/13

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