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Fascinating read!

User Review  - sweetie10 - Overstock.com

I loved reading about this dark period in this country's history--something I knew little about. I'd read about the Joad family's struggle in The Grapes of Wrath (which was made during the "final ... Read full review

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User Review  - midlevelbureaucrat - LibraryThing

An amazing story of the people who stayed and survived the great Dust Bowl that was America's high plains in the 1930s. An environmental history as much as a human story, Timothy Egan chronicles how ... Read full review

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User Review  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

Wonderful read, blending history with first-person remembrances of a situation that's eerily relevant to both the current global warming situation and the current economic debacle. Read full review

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User Review  - cathyskye - LibraryThing

First Line: "On those days when the wind stops blowing across the face of the southern plains, the land falls into a silence that scares people in the way that a big house can haunt after the lights ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookmusic - LibraryThing

This was the book that ended a year and a half dry spell of uninspiring reading for me. At the suggestion of a bookstore owner I bought it, although I wasn't expecting much. That evening I sat down to ... Read full review

The Worst Hard Time

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This book has helped me to understand the history of my family from Oklahoma. One family went back and forth between California & OK, other family rode out the Great Depression and Dust Bowl on the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Malcolm David Logan - Goodreads

Here's a thought-provoking book about a rarely examined moment in American history that tells a story of fortitude and strength, reveals the innocent naivete that is often the seed bed of disaster ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sammy - Goodreads

The most amazing thing about this book was that it read like a story. A lot of non-fiction books recapping moments in history tend to read like school books. Every once and a while highlighting a ... Read full review

Great Book

User Review  - Overstock.com

If you loved Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, this book about those left behind is important and fascinating. ... Read full review


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