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The Resource A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster, Rebecca Solnit

A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster, Rebecca Solnit

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A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster
Title
A paradise built in hell
Title remainder
the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Solnit
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the phenomenon through which people become resourceful and altruistic after a disaster and communities reflect a shared sense of purpose, analyzing events ranging from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to Hurricane Katrina
Summary
Explores the phenomenon through which people become resourceful and altruistic after a disaster and communities reflect a shared sense of purpose, analyzing events ranging from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to Hurricane Katrina
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New York Times Notable Book, 2009
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323047
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BTCTA
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Solnit, Rebecca
Dewey number
303.48/5
Index
index present
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.S59 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
Target audience
adult
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the extraordinary communities and strange joys that arise in disasters
Label
A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster, Rebecca Solnit
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prelude : falling together -- A millennial good fellowship : the San Francisco earthquake -- Halifax to Hollywood : the great debate -- Carnival and revolution : Mexico City's earthquake -- The city transfigured : New York in grief and glory -- New Orleans : common grounds and killers -- Epilogue : the doorway in the ruins
Control code
ocn567155187
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 353 p.
Isbn
9780143118077
System control number
(OCoLC)567155187
Label
A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster, Rebecca Solnit
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prelude : falling together -- A millennial good fellowship : the San Francisco earthquake -- Halifax to Hollywood : the great debate -- Carnival and revolution : Mexico City's earthquake -- The city transfigured : New York in grief and glory -- New Orleans : common grounds and killers -- Epilogue : the doorway in the ruins
Control code
ocn567155187
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 353 p.
Isbn
9780143118077
System control number
(OCoLC)567155187

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