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User Review  - Mrsbaty - LibraryThing

My family lived this story so I may be a little bit prejudiced toward it. This is a history of people who lived through the Dust Bowl and my family, grandparents and mom, did just that. My mother owns ... Read full review

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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

This book was a very good account of the Dust Bowl, and the families that chose to stay in the region during that time. The book was well researched and very readable. I don't think I really had any ... Read full review

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

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

User Review  - Allison Anderson - Goodreads

An enlightening narrative on the lives of hardy sod busters in Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado and other states. I learned that the dust storms weren't just a random phenomena, but aggravated ... Read full review

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

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An enlightening narrative on the lives of hardy sod busters in Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado and other states. I learned that the dust storms weren't just a random phenomena, but aggravated ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Will Byrnes - Goodreads

The Dust Bowl of the 1930s is far from public consciousness today, and that is a shame. There are lessons to be gleaned from that experience that apply directly to challenges of the 21st century. If ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

The Dust Bowl of the 1930s is far from public consciousness today, and that is a shame. There are lessons to be gleaned from that experience that apply directly to challenges of the 21st century. If ... Read full review

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User Review  - foof2you - LibraryThing

A look at the history of The Great Plains and the Dust Bowl of the 1930's. Compelling read at the struggles faced by the people who lived through this period. Read full review

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

User Review  - Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance - Goodreads

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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