The Long Goodnight, Irene

September 2011
Moderate Voice;9/2/2011, p6
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The article offers the author's insight on the impacts of Hurricane Irene in the U.S. in 2011, which left nearly three million Americans in the Northeast without electrical power and television or Internet access. He states that they lived for five days and night depending on private generators, which is like living in the 20st century novel, "The Past Is a Foreign Country. "He adds that power companies, municipalities and independent contractors seemed powerless to respond to flooding.


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