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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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User Review  - Jcambridge - LibraryThing

The Worst Hard Time is a terrific read about a part of American history that many have forgotten or perhaps were never really been aware of. The parallels between what the nation faced in the 1930s ... Read full review

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User Review  - debnance - LibraryThing

Yes, I’ve heard stories about life during the Great Depression, but I’d not heard these kinds of stories. It is one thing to have no job and no money, but it is another to feel that nature has turned ... Read full review

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User Review  - MerryMary - LibraryThing

Couldn't put it down. I was raised on tales of the Depression in Nebraska by my parents - who were children at the time. I thought I had a good handle on what the time was like. However, this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - rhiannong - Overstock.com

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


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