• Eggers uses Zeitoun's eyes to report on America's reasonless post-Katrina world. Reminiscent of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's documentaries, this is a true story told with the skills of a master of fiction. Immensely readable

  • Masterly. Brilliantly crafted, powerfully written and deftly reported

  • The shocking tale of a true New Orleans hero. This is narrative non-fiction at its very, very best

  • Shocking

    The Times
  • Extraordinary, gripping

    Daily Telegraph
  • Terrifying

  • Riveting

    Vanity Fair

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