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User Review  - tippycanoegal - LibraryThing

Beautifully researched and told story of the dust bowl, which was worse than any of us can imagine. I realized that my entire education about this period comes from the "Grapes of Wrath," but of ... Read full review

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User Review  - DrBrewhaha - LibraryThing

Most people have heard of the Dust Bowl, but few really know what went on during that unimaginable era. The huge storms, extensive drought, and depression all combined to make people eat canned ... Read full review

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User Review  - Randall.Hansen - LibraryThing

Powerful book that tells the story of the Dust Bowl through factual accounts and the stories of folks who lived through the horror of the 1930s -- both natural and economic (the Great Depression ... Read full review

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User Review  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

A dramatic account of a man-made catastrophe from a very distant era where Americans were engaged in subsistence farming, lived in mud dugouts without electricity and still used horses for work. In a ... Read full review

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User Review  - mldavis2 - LibraryThing

As the husband of a wife who grew up in the dust bowl of the Texas panhandle, I found this book interesting and important. It is an historical record and reminder of the tremendous damage that man ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

Before reading this I thought I had a good idea of what the dust bowl was like. I’d read The Grapes of Wrath and knew about the Great Depression, but I had no idea just how bad it was. This nonfiction ... Read full review

Very good historical read

User Review  - jo98502 - Overstock.com

I really enjoyed this book. I did not know much about the period of the Dust Bowl going into this book. However being from the panhandle of Texas I was immediately interested as it referenced many ... 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  - onetiredmom - LibraryThing

Loved this account of the Dust bowl of the 1930's. Very interesting! Read full review

A good informative read!

User Review  - bookydave - Borders

I enjoyed this book, it shed light of a mostly forgotten period of history. You truly get a sense of the struggles these people endured. Read full review


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