Path of Destruction: The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms

Hardcover | August 16, 2006

byJohn McQuaid, Mark Schleifstein

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At 5:02 A.M. on August 29, 2005, Power Went Out in the Superdome. Not long after, wind ripped giant white rubber sheets off the roof and sent huge shards of debris flying toward Uptown. Rivulets of rainwater began finding their way down through the ceiling, dripping and pouring into the stands, the mezzanine, and the football field. Without ventilation, the air began to get gamy with the smell of sweat and garbage. The bathrooms stopped working. Many people slept; others waited, mostly in silence.

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At 5:02 A.M. on August 29, 2005, Power Went Out in the Superdome. Not long after, wind ripped giant white rubber sheets off the roof and sent huge shards of debris flying toward Uptown. Rivulets of rainwater began finding their way down through the ceiling, dripping and pouring into the stands, the mezzanine, and the football field. Wi...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.5 × 6.25 × 1.25 inPublished:August 16, 2006Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031601642X

ISBN - 13:9780316016421

Appropriate for ages: 13

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