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Zeitoun (signed)

£25.00

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When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four, chose to stay through the storm to protect his house and contracting business. In the days after the storm, he 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. Eggers's riveting nonfiction book, three years in the making, explores Zeitoun's roots in Syria, his marriage to Kathy ? an American who converted to Islam ? and their children, and the surreal atmosphere (in New Orleans and the United States generally) in which what happened to Abdulrahman Zeitoun was possible. Like What Is the What, Zeitoun was written in close collaboration with its subjects and involved vast research ? in this case, in the United States, Spain, and Syria. First edition, first printing. Illustrated boards. Signed by the author on the title page. No condition problems. Mylar covered for protection. Very good copy

Item details

Added value:
Protective cellophane jacket
Author(s):
Dave Eggers
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1934781630
ISBN-13:
9781934781630
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
McSweeney's Books
Title:
Zeitoun (signed)

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When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four, chose to stay through the storm to protect his house and contracting business. In the days after the storm, he 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. Eggers's riveting nonfiction book, three years in the making, explores Zeitoun's roots in Syria, his marriage to Kathy ? an American who converted to Islam ? and their children, and the surreal atmosphere (in New Orleans and the United States generally) in which what happened to Abdulrahman Zeitoun was possible. Like What Is the What, Zeitoun was written in close collaboration with its subjects and involved vast research ? in this case, in the United States, Spain, and Syria. First edition, first printing. Illustrated boards. Signed by the author on the title page. No condition problems. Mylar covered for protection. Very good copy

Added value:
Protective cellophane jacket
Author(s):
Dave Eggers
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1934781630
ISBN-13:
9781934781630
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
McSweeney's Books
Title:
Zeitoun (signed)

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