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Who created it? Solnit, Rebecca.
What's it called? A paradise built in hell : the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster / Rebecca Solnit.
Who published it? New York : Penguin Books, 2010, c2009.
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 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  303.485 Sol  AVAILABLE
What's it like? viii, 353 p. ; 22 cm.
Helpful notes! Originally published: New York : Viking, 2009.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-345) and index.
What's it about? 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.
What's in it? 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 -- The doorway in the ruins.
Helpful subjects! Disasters -- Social aspects.
Disasters -- Psychological aspects.
Special numbers! 9780143118077 (pbk.)
0143118072 (pbk.)
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