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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Zeitoun, protagonist of Eggers book, jailed

Zeitoun, the protagonist of Dave Eggers' account of Hurricane Katrina, is in jail for assaulting his wife.

Kathy Zeitoun said she considers Eggers' book a faithful and accurate portrait of the couple's shared ordeal during Katrina. But she believes she must publicly shed light on her ex-husband's violent side, which she says has emerged in recent years. "I'm not going to be quiet about it anymore because being quiet puts him in a position to do it again," she said.

Read the story at NOLA.com 

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