Zeitoun Book
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  • Author : Dave Eggers
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-06-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 0307739430

Zeitoun Book Description :

National Bestseller The true story of one family, caught between America’s two biggest policy disasters: the war on terror and the response to Hurricane Katrina. Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun run a house-painting business in New Orleans. In August of 2005, as Hurricane Katrina approaches, Kathy evacuates with their four young children, leaving Zeitoun to watch over the business. In the days following the storm he travels the city by canoe, feeding abandoned animals and helping elderly neighbors. Then, on September 6th, police officers armed with M-16s arrest Zeitoun in his home. Told with eloquence and compassion, Zeitoun is a riveting account of one family’s unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water. A New York Times Notable Book An O, The Oprah Magazine Terrific Read of the Year A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year A New Yorker Favorite Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Favorite Nonfiction Book of the Year A Kansas City Star Best Book of the Year A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Decade

Quicklet on Dave Eggers s Zeitoun  CliffNotes like Summary  Analysis  and Review  Book

Quicklet on Dave Eggers s Zeitoun CliffNotes like Summary Analysis and Review

  • Author : Lacey Kohlmoos
  • Publisher : Hyperink Inc
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages : 31
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614642206

Quicklet on Dave Eggers s Zeitoun CliffNotes like Summary Analysis and Review Book Description :

Quicklets: Your Reading Sidekick! ABOUT THE BOOK Zeitoun is both a a scathing condemnation of Bush-era policies and the egregious mishandling of the Hurricane Katrina recovery and a story of one familys undying faith and strength in the face of disaster. Abdulrahman Zeitoun known simply as Zeitoun is a prosperous Syrian-American in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hits in 2005. Although his wife, Kathy, and their four children evacuate before the storm hits, Zeitoun stays behind to care for their house, business, and rental properties. When he awakens the day after the hurricane hit to see an ocean of clear blue water covering much of his neighborhood, Zeitoun realizes that the levees have been breached. Instead of immediately seeking evacuation, he stays in the city to help his stranded neighbors. Paddling around in an old canoe, Zeitoun pulls the elderly from the water, delivers food and water, and transports people to evacuation sites. In return, he is arrested and incarcerated, first in a Guantanamo-like compound and then in a maximum security prison. He is never read his rights. He is never given a phone call. He is called a terrorist and treated like an animal. MEET THE AUTHOR Lacey is a writer, traveler and lover of the arts. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a BA in Drama & the Studies of Women and Gender, the only thing she knew for sure was that she wanted to travel. So, she embarked on a 10 12 month round-the-world trip. Lacey then traveled to Costa Rica where she spent one year teaching elementary school English in a small mountain town. Throughout her two years of travels, she has always kept a blog. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK On August 25, 2005, the balmy New Orleans day starts out like it always does for the Zeitoun family with a constantly ringing phone and the bustle of getting the kids off to school on time. As he pulls out to attend to the needs of his painting contractor business, Abdulrahman Zeitoun is not even thinking of the t

Odyssey of an Armenian of Zeitoun Book

Odyssey of an Armenian of Zeitoun

  • Author : Khoren K. Davidson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Armenian Americans
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105020714429

Odyssey of an Armenian of Zeitoun Book Description :

Armenia Book


  • Author : Henry Allen Tupper
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1896
  • Genre: Armenia
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:$B291300

Armenia Book Description :

13   a Novel Book

13 a Novel

  • Author : Mary-Lou Zeitoun
  • Publisher : The Porcupine's Quill
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 0889842329

13 a Novel Book Description :

First-time novelist Mary-Lou Zeitoun's 13 wryly evokes an unavoidable time and place in everyone's life -- the teenage years -- without rendering the experience into saccharine nostalgia. Zeitoun's imitation of the adolescent voice is dead-on, without falling into repetitious teenspeak.

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RRA Notes

  • Author : International Institute for Environment and Development. Sustainable Agriculture Programme
  • Publisher : IIED
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