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John M Barry

John M. Barry lives in New Orleans and Washington, D.C., and is the author of the award-winning Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America (1997) and The Ambition and the Power: A True Story of Washington (1989). Former Washington editor of Dun's Review , he has published articles in Sports Illustrated , Newsweek , the New York Times Sunday Magazine , the Washington Post , Esquire , and the Los Angeles Times .