The Resource Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown

Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown

Label
Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Title
Drowned city
Title remainder
Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Don Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The riveting tale of this historic storm and the drowning of an American city is one of selflessness, heroism, and courage -- and also of incompetence, racism, and criminality. Don Brown's kinetic art and as-it-happens narrative capture both the tragedy and triumph of one of the worst natural disasters in American history. A portion of the proceeds from this book has been donated to Habitat for Humanity New Orleans
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Don
Dewey number
363.34/92209763
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
GN 920 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
  • HV636 2005.N4
  • HV636 2005.N4
LC item number
  • B75 2015
  • B75 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Disaster victims
  • Racism
  • Social classes
  • Hurricanes
  • Emergency management
  • Disaster relief
  • Graphic novels
Label
Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
sky275022152
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780544157774
Lccn
bl2015028976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ak 03/16; mv 06/16
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
Label
Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
sky275022152
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780544157774
Lccn
bl2015028976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ak 03/16; mv 06/16
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations

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