Over the last few weeks, we have had a number of phone calls at our offices from people wondering how they can purchase “Joplin 5:41,” a coffee table book from Kansas City Star Publishing that features the work of local and regional journalists and photographers. The book chronicles the immediate aftermath and subsequent cleanup and recovery of Joplin and its citizens following the May 22 EF-5 tornado (which, per the book’s title, struck at 5:41 p.m.). Proceeds of the book benefit the Joplin Recovery Fund, administered by CFO and the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri.
If this sounds like a good gift for someone on your shopping list, we thought we’d share a couple of links that will allow you to purchase the book.
(Note: Even though the proceeds of the book are going to the Joplin Recovery Fund, you will not be able to purchase “Joplin 5:41” by calling us, or purchase it through our website.)
Click here to purchase at the KC Star Publishing’s storefront (we had reports that these books were on back-order, though it appears you can purchase the product now).
Click here to purchase the book on Amazon.
Limited copies have also been available at regional bookstores like Barnes & Noble, though we would suggest calling the store ahead of time to check on availability.