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Rod Amis is a bartender in New Orleans, in and around the French Quarter in the years before hurricane Katrina devastates the city. As Katrina hits his city and he frantically looks for his friends, he is both saddened and outraged.
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He is saddened by the destruction of the city. He is outraged by the slow reaction of his country to devastation in New Orleans and the "surprise" about New Orleans that the news media and government officials express.
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Kind Of History

History of disaster/tragedy?    -   Yes Kind of disaster:    -   Flood Nationality?    -   American--South

Subjects of this Historical Account

Is the portrayal sympathetic?    -   Sympathetic Intelligence of subject of history:    -   Smart

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   drowning If applicable, liberal/conservative?    -   Historian is moderately liberal

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   1 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   7 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Book makes you feel...    -   challenged How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses mostly on the people/nation level How much romance?    -   2 () Minor characters feature lots of:    -   blue collar types Is this a kid's book?    -   Ages 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A handful Length of book    -   150-200 pages How much emphasis on small details?    -   4 ()

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