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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  - 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

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

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

User Review  - Lauri - Goodreads

I became fascinated with the Dust Bowl when I first started watching the HBO series "Carnivale". At the time, all I was able to dig up on the topic was one, small Scholastic book at the library, but ... Read full review

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

User Review  - noisy penguin - Goodreads

It usually takes me a lot longer to read non-fiction than fiction, but I burned through The Worst Hard Time in four days. I couldn't put it down. Egan weaves the stories of families that survived the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sasha - Goodreads

Once upon a time there was a country where speculation ran rampant, environmental disaster loomed, and foreclosures and job loss dominated the economy. It was the Great Depression, v1.0. Timothy Egan ... Read full review


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