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What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina — the Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist

by Ivor van Heerden and Mike Bryan

Hardcover, 308 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 |

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The Storm
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What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina — the Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist
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Ivor van Heerden and Mike Bryan

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A disaster specialist explains why he had been predicting a tragedy similar to Hurricane Katrina's destruction for a decade, and outlines his plans for preventing a similar catastrophe from occurring in the future.

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