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The Resource Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers

Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers

Label
Zeitoun
Title
Zeitoun
Statement of responsibility
by Dave Eggers
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, longtime New Orleans residents Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun are cast into an unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water. In the days after the storm, Abdulrahman traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared-- arrested and accused of being an agent of al Qaeda
Summary
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, longtime New Orleans residents Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun are cast into an unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water. In the days after the storm, Abdulrahman traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared-- arrested and accused of being an agent of al Qaeda
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 2009.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
340257
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Eggers, Dave
Dewey number
976.335064
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.A65
LC item number
E34 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zeitoun, Abdulrahman
  • Zeitoun, Kathy
  • Disaster victims
  • Arab Americans
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Arab Americans
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
351 p.
Isbn
9781934781630
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn332257182
  • (OCoLC)332257182
Label
Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
351 p.
Isbn
9781934781630
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn332257182
  • (OCoLC)332257182

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