After having read to page 214:
Explain whether or not you think Zeitoun is being treated unfairly and support your argument with details and examples. How would you feel if you were him? Are there legitimate reasons for his treatment? If he is being treated unjustly, what clues does the novel give us as to why?
In another paragraph, explain why the author included the two quotes at the beginning of the book by McCarthy and Twain. Give specific examples to support your assertions.
Research two or three of the following groups and, in a sentence or two, explain what their role is in a disaster area and comment on their appropriateness in New Orleans:
Army National Guard
Department of Homeland Security
Instinctive Shooting International
Border Patrol Tactical Units