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While there are suggestions of a dark comedy, particularly the bumbling justice system and FEMA's asinine attempts to help the family, the end of Zeitoun clearly demonstrates the book is a tragedy...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2016, 5:36 pm (UTC)

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In Dave Eggers' nonfiction book Zeitoun, Kathy is an American who converts from Christianity to Islam. Her conversion to the Islamic faith is for both spiritual and intellectual reasons, and occurs...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2016, 7:59 am (UTC)

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Ordinarily, asking about apocalyptic conditions in Zeitoun would relate to the destruction of the city of New Orleans, but asking about this in regards to the portion of the book in which...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2016, 9:44 pm (UTC)

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Ordinarily, asking about apocalyptic conditions in Zeitoun would relate to the destruction of the city of New Orleans, but asking about this in regards to the portion of the book in which...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2016, 8:15 pm (UTC)

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Ordinarily, asking about apocalyptic conditions in Zeitoun would relate to the destruction of the city of New Orleans, but asking about this in regards to the portion of the book in which...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2015, 1:41 am (UTC)

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A nonfiction account of one Syrian-American’s experiences in New Orleans during after Hurricane Katrina and the collapse of the levees built to hold back the Atlantic Ocean, with the omniscient...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2015, 8:56 pm (UTC)

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Dave Eggers uses pictures and emails to personalize the character Zeitoun. While Zeitoun is a real person, it's better to treat him as a character Eggers creates. In the post-9/11 world, there is a...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2015, 5:47 am (UTC)

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Hurricane Katrina matters despite the "promise and possibility of America" because it shows that the promise and possibilities are not open to everyone, particularly non-white Americans. The book...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2015, 5:37 pm (UTC)

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