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'Paradise Has Relocated'

by Sandy Carson
Blurb.com, $49.95

Hurricane Ike and the destruction it wrought on Galveston has become the forgotten Gulf Coast disaster, seemingly overshadowed by the cataclysm of Katrina. Former Scotsman and current Chronicle photographer Sandy Carson headed into the heart of the third costliest hurricane in Ameri­can history, and his new collection showing the debris and reconstruction may finally have given Ike its iconic images. A discarded vacuum cleaner in the middle of the beach, an upturned home flung along the sea front, a carousel of discarded photo slides – all show an island in the wake of carnage.

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