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User Review  - AudrieClifford - LibraryThing

Thanks to Timothy Egan, Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, I now know a whole lot more than I ever did about both the Depression of the 1930s and the Dust Bowl at the same time.. Egan's book, The Worst ... Read full review

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User Review  - AdamRackis - LibraryThing

A wonderfully engaging narrative history of the dust bowl, and the people who lived through it. Egan does a fantastic job of bringing this story to life. This was honestly one of the most enjoyable books I've read in awhile. Read full review

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User Review  - Wheatland - LibraryThing

This book is outstanding popular history. The author is to be congratulated on a superlative work. Is it obvious that digging up the sod on the High Plains would lead to the Dust Bowl? The author ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carolfoasia - LibraryThing

Next time you feel sorry for yourself and this economy, read this book and get a bit of perspective! I loved this book, and the writing is excellent. I am now watching *Surviving the Dust Bowl* by PBS ... Read full review

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User Review  - book58lover - LibraryThing

I could not put this book down. I knew the concept of the Dust Bowl but was unaware of the depth of dispair of the people that lived in that region. I still fail to understand why they just didn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - brenzi - LibraryThing

“How to explain a place where black dirt fell from the sky, where children died from playing outdoors, where rabbits were clubbed to death by adrenalin-primed nesters still wearing their Sunday-school ... Read full review

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User Review  - phebj - LibraryThing

This was a fantastic book--a non-fiction page-turner and a true-life horror story of the people who stayed put during the Dust Bowl years of the 1930s (the "Dirty Thirties") in the High Plains of ... Read full review

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User Review  - bigmoose - LibraryThing

This was truly an eye-popping historical account of life in the dust bowl of the 1930's. I had read other accounts of those who left, but never really paid much attention to the experiences of those ... Read full review


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gave as gift, along with other items. this book was especially appreciated. Read full review

Review: The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

User Review  - Shelley - Goodreads

I received a cursory education on the "Dust Bowl" days in high school history class, listened to the folk songs of Woody Guthrie, Nanci Griffith, etc. and watched the Grapes of Wrath. I had no idea ... Read full review

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