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Koppel, Ted

Summary: In this tour de force of investigative reporting, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 363 KOP

Koppel, Ted

Summary: Imagine a blackout lasting not days, but weeks or months. Tens of millions of people over several states are affected. For those without access to a generator, there is no running water, no sewage, no refrigeration or light. Food and medical supplies are dwindling. Devices we rely on have gone dark. Banks no longer function, looting is widespread, and law and order are being tested as never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 KOP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 KOP

Summary: Whether due to acts of terrorism, hate, or mental instability, mass shootings have become all too commonplace. This documentary series examines this disturbing phenomenon from the points of view of victims, family members, emergency medical workers and first responders, who bravely risk their own lives in the face of grave danger. Each episode recounts a specific incident using archival...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime 2017

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Sheridan, Sam.

Summary: A former Marine describes his efforts to prepare himself for extreme disaster scenarios, from learning emergency medicine and wilderness survival skills to navigating clogged evacuation routes and mastering a variety of defensive weapons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2012

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Gottlieb, Scott

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Summary: "Physician and former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb asks: Has America's COVID-19 catastrophe taught us anything? ... [H]e shows how the coronavirus and its variants were able to trounce America's pandemic preparations, and he outlines the steps that must be taken to protect against the next outbreak. As the pandemic unfolded, Gottlieb was in regular contact with all the key players in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338 GOT

Lundin, Cody.

Contents: Head candy -- How to use this book -- Flashback : grooving to that feeling of impending doom -- What is urban and suburban survival? -- The foundation of your self-reliance--and trust -- Predator vs. prey : a clue into your survival psychology -- You are what you eat, and think, feel, speak, act, and focus your attention upon -- Gettin' hammered by stress and fear -- The art of creative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. Smith, Publisher 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.6 LUN

Graff, Garrett M.

Summary: "The eye-opening truth about the government's secret plans to survive a catastrophic attack on US soil--even if the rest of us die--a roadmap that spans from the dawn of the nuclear age to today"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 GRA

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: An account of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation it left in New Orleans and across the Gulf Coast documents the events and repercussions of the tragedy and its aftermath and the ongoing crisis confronting the region.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.335 BRI

Horne, Jed

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.3 HOR

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: "After Katrina, newscasts projected images of heartbreaking grief and unparalleled destruction to a nation of horrified citizens. As the full extent of this tragedy became clear, Americans began to level fierce allegations of incompetence at FEMA, the mayor of New Orleans, and the governor of Louisiana. Brinkley, himself displaced by the storm, provides a meticulously detailed account of these...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 976.335 Bri

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