Sandy Rosenthal is happy to share that her book, Words Whispered in Water, has received a First Horizon Award for 2021.
Levees.org founder Sandy Rosenthal’s debut book has received the 2021 First Horizon Award for “superior work by a debut author.”
This award is an additional distinction beneath the Eric Hoffer Award umbrella.
Rosenthal’s book is titled Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina and was published my Mango Media in August 2020.
In her book, Rosenthal describes how she created the group Levees.org to find out the true reason that New Orleans flooded in August of 2005.
In her quest for the facts, she discovered that the culprit, the US Army Corps of Engineers had spent millions fooling the American public and harassing anyone who stood in its way.
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Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina
It’s a horror story, a mystery, and David and Goliath story all in one. In 2005, the entire world watched as a major U.S. city was nearly wiped off the map. The levees ruptured and New Orleans drowned. But while newscasters attributed the New Orleans flood to “natural catastrophes” and other types of disasters, citizen investigator Sandy Rosenthal set out to expose the true culprit and compel the media and government to tell the truth. This is her story.