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User Review  - queticomcc - LibraryThing

My great-grandparents lived in Lamar, Co at the time of the dust bowl. I never knew their stories, no one shared them. This is a powerful book to that taught me something important about their lives. Read full review

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User Review  - donthompson - LibraryThing

I grew up on the Great Plains---in a small town in south-central Nebraska. I have photos of main street in Alma, Nebraska taken mid-day when the sky was nearly black because of the blowing dust. the dust bowl had a profound effect on this area. Read full review

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User Review  - strandbooks - LibraryThing

Even though I took AP history in high school and was 1 class away from a history minor, after reading this book I am embarrassed by my lack of knowledge of the dust bowl. It was always kind of an ... Read full review

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User Review  - etxgardener - LibraryThing

As a fan or oral & popular history, and as a resident of Texas, I found this book compelling. As someone who was born in 1948, the days of the Depression have always seemed like very recent history ... Read full review

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User Review  - Clif - LibraryThing

Wow, what a story! This books brings together a number of these dust bowl era stories in a gripping narrative that definitely holds the reader's attention. I heard similar stories when I was young ... Read full review

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User Review  - tututhefirst - LibraryThing

An eye-opener for me. I had heard of the Dust Bowl, and many stories of the Great Depression, but this book put faces and voices on the people who lived through it. The verbal imagery is stunning. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing

If you're hedging about reading The Worst Hard Time," thinking you already know everything about the dust bowl and the droughts on the Great Plains during the Depression era, don't. It's definitely ... Read full review

The Worst Hard Time

User Review  - joy86 - Overstock.com

I grew up learning that the Dust Bowl was a difficult time for our country. Little did I realize just how much suffering and sacrifice the people in the region experienced. This book relates the true ... Read full review

Piece of History---

User Review  - billy929 - Overstock.com

Tells it like it was..Dark days in our history about very hardy and determined people. Read full review

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User Review  - MerrieAnn - LibraryThing

An amazing book...for those who think they know what the Dust Bowl was all about, this book will provide new information! Read full review


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