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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

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User Review  - ursula - LibraryThing

This is the story of the American Dust Bowl in the 1930s, but not the version told by John Steinbeck in the Grapes of Wrath. Egan focuses on the people who stayed behind and scraped out a life instead ... 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

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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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