Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

Zeitoun is a nonfiction book written by Dave Eggers and published by McSweeney's in 2009. It tells the story of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, the Syrian-American owner of a painting and contracting company in New Orleans who chose to ride out Hurricane Katrina in his Uptown home. After the storm he traveled the flooded city in a secondhand canoe rescuing neighbors, caring for abandoned pets and distributing fresh water.

The 335th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 5th on The 10 Best of the Decade(2000) (Entertainment Weekly)
  2. - 48 Good Books (University of Buffalo)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Zeitoun Paperback 2044994 $7.69 $1.99
Zeitoun (Vintage) 1st (first) edition Text Only Paperback 3689233 $9.21 $2.38
Zeitoun Hardcover 75306 $5.54 $0.01 2009
[ZEITOUN BY Eggers, Dave(Author)]Zeitoun[Paperback]2010 Paperback 578785 $10.00 $5.54 2010
Zeitoun Paperback 187867 $3.20 $3.21 2009
Zeitoun / Unabridged on CDS Audio CD 1584002 $120.00
{ZEITOUN BY Eggers, Dave(Author)}Zeitoun[paperback]Vintage Books USA(Publisher) Paperback 1261197 $13.67 $6.34 2010
Zeitoun [HC,2009] Hardcover 1656045 $71.76 $4.46 2008
Zeitoun Publisher: McSweeney's Hardcover 1240820 $9.81 $2.37
{ZEITOUN} BY Eggers, Dave (Author )Zeitoun(Paperback) Unknown Binding 4004678 $14.03 $13.63 2010
Zeitoun 1st (first) edition Text Only2009 Hardcover 1257240 $21.29 $2.50
Zeitoun Paperback 4757444 $10.37 $7.71 2012
Zeitoun Library Binding 14816976 $24.50 2010
Zeitoun (Vintage) Kindle Edition 9689 $9.99 2010
Zeitoun Paperback 38611 $4.00 $1.23 2010
Zeitoun (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 7802411 $24.29 $25.73 2010
Zeitoun Paperback 2056563 $5.00 $0.99 2010
Zeitoun Audio CD 2949410 $503.02 $39.84