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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  - queencersei - LibraryThing

Most people are familiar with the Grapes of Wrath and the stories of the mid-westerners who fled their farms during the Great Depression in the 1930’s. The Worst Hard Time is a chronicle of those who ... 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  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

This was a hard book to read - imagining living from year to year on nothing, with nothing, in the worst conditions. The Dust Bowl years seem to be a tragic convergence of mismanagement of the land ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Chrissie - Goodreads

Pstscript: My husband is now reading this book and so of course we are talking about it. Well, I have discovered at least two errors, and this gets me worried. What other facts have I absorbed as true ... Read full review

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User Review  - joyceann917 - LibraryThing

Interesting topic that is nearly lost in the author's convoluted, disjointed narrative style. 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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