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Oh...what a time!

User Review  - c1808 - Overstock.com

My husband talked about this book a LOT both while he was reading it and afterward. Its an amazing chronicle of what happened during the dust bowl. Terrible times! Wellwritten book! Read full review

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User Review  - kvrfan - LibraryThing

The Dust Bowl was both a great ecological and a great human disaster and Tim Egan presents each narrative well. Human action--the quest for short-term profit--proved once again to lead to self-destruction. The lesson, alas, is one that has yet to be learned. Read full review

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User Review  - mom2acat - LibraryThing

These are the true stories of the men, women and children who lived through The Dust Bowl years during the 1930's. Many families left that area when crops failed because of drought and dust storms ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

Great book, historical. I am glad I read this book. It is a wonderful book. Doesn't leave you with much hope that we people, God's people, ever learn our lessons. Read full review

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User Review  - LaurieAE - LibraryThing

A popular history of the Dust Bowl which is infinitely readable and well researched. There is also a very well done documentary from this author on the Dust Bowl to accompany this book. I would ... Read full review

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User Review  - andrearules - LibraryThing

a knitting friend gifted me this book and i'm so glad she did. this is a fantastic book. the writing is engaging and the different families that you follow along the way are interesting and heart ... Read full review

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User Review  - Crazymamie - LibraryThing

The May read for the Steinbeckathon was John Steinbeck's amazing book The Grapes of Wrath. Because I had just read it less than a year ago, I chose to read this recommended nonfiction work that ... Read full review

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User Review  - librarymary09 - LibraryThing

Wow. This is an amazing book, bringing the history of the Great Plains in the 1930s to life. I had no idea how bad things were. Read full review

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User Review  - Sullywriter - LibraryThing

Excellent human history of the Dust Bowl years. Read full review

Great history

User Review  - kajee - Overstock.com

The price is less than the stores. Its a great history of the era. Read full review


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