must timing appropriate read: zeitoun by dave eggers. shar just finished this memoir of abdulrahman zeitoun's hurricane katrina experience. i nominated the read for our book club, so far i got 3 positives and 1 meh (but we can all guess who the meh is). we had agreed upon the book before the earthquake in haiti, so reading it post-quake was even more moving. also, nice to know that the proceeds of zeitoun goes to rebuilding together and catholic charities, organizations that i was able to participate with back in february 2007.
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
could be my second favorite eggers book. hbwosg is still my fav. zeitoun made a connection that "what is the what" was unable to for me. the work was extensively researched and the story of the zeitouns is heart-wrenching and uplifting.
so despite the one meh, i highly recommend this read. p.s. meh you'll get one of these for your trouble.