The Great Deluge

Version: Unabridged
Author: Douglas Brinkley
Narrator: Adam Grupper
Genres: History, Non-Fiction
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: November 2006
# of Units: 24 CDs
Length: 28 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

New York Times best-selling author Douglas Brinkley is widely regarded as one of America’s leading historians. In The Great Deluge, Brinkley delivers an eye-opening account of the devastation inflicted by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans and the entire Gulf Coast. “The horror that was and is Katrina takes on new meaning when viewed through Brinkley’s brilliant historical lens.”—Cokie Roberts

Author Details

Author Details

Brinkley, Douglas

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University and a contributing editor at "Vanity Fair". "The Chicago Tribune" has dubbed him "America's new past master." Seven of his books have been selected as "New York Times" Notable Books of the Year. "The Great Deluge", his account of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives in Texas with his wife and three children.