The Great Deluge

Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
CD - unabridged
Audio (24 discs)
Product Number: C3776
Released: Nov 29, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428102750
Narrator/s: Adam Grupper
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New York Times best-selling author Douglas Brinkley is widely regarded as one of America's leading historians. In The Great Deluge, Brinkley delivers an eye-opening account of the devastation inflicted by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans and the entire Gulf Coast. "The horror that was and is Katrina takes on new meaning when viewed through Brinkley's brilliant historical lens."-Cokie Roberts

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Author(s): Douglas Brinkley
Genre: History, Science

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Author(s): Douglas Brinkley
Narrator(s): Adam Grupper
Genre: History, Science
Product Number Z0815
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449896836
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Author(s): Douglas Brinkley
Genre: Science, History
Product Number EB00241801
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061744730

Professional reviews

"Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed and exhausted those who experienced her wrath, and this book has the same effect on its listeners. In nearly 30 hours, we receive a short lesson in meteorology, innumerable first-person accounts, and enough political blame and accusation to overflow the Superdome. Adam Grupper's voice occasionally annoys with its nasal qualities. He delivers an uneven performance--at times that of a dispassionate journalist, at other times that of an overperforming thespian. The inconsistency of technique disengages listeners from the story to focus on the performer, never a desirable attribute in an audiobook. With a few mispronunciations, the listening experience deteriorates even further. R.L.L. (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"

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