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User Review  - tututhefirst - LibraryThing

An eye-opener for me. I had heard of the Dust Bowl, and many stories of the Great Depression, but this book put faces and voices on the people who lived through it. The verbal imagery is stunning. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Clif - LibraryThing

Wow, what a story! This books brings together a number of these dust bowl era stories in a gripping narrative that definitely holds the reader's attention. I heard similar stories when I was young ... Read full review

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User Review  - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing

If you're hedging about reading The Worst Hard Time," thinking you already know everything about the dust bowl and the droughts on the Great Plains during the Depression era, don't. It's definitely ... Read full review

The Worst Hard Time

User Review  - joy86 -

I grew up learning that the Dust Bowl was a difficult time for our country. Little did I realize just how much suffering and sacrifice the people in the region experienced. This book relates the true ... Read full review

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User Review  - co_coyote - LibraryThing

I had heard about the Dust Bowl and the dust storms that in the 1930s carried away of millions of tons of Great Plains top-soil, but I knew none of the details. Egan makes it real for you by ... Read full review

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User Review  - GBev2008 - LibraryThing

Fascinating, depressing, and eye opening. Those who claim human beings have had little effect on the current climate and environment may want to read this book. Human beings are more dangerous than ... Read full review

Fascinating read!

User Review  - sweetie10 -

I loved reading about this dark period in this countrys historysomething I knew little about. Id read about the Joad familys struggle in The Grapes of Wrath which was made during the final year of ... Read full review

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User Review  - midlevelbureaucrat - LibraryThing

An amazing story of the people who stayed and survived the great Dust Bowl that was America's high plains in the 1930s. An environmental history as much as a human story, Timothy Egan chronicles how ... Read full review

Piece of History

User Review  - billy929 -

Tells it like it was..Dark days in our history about very hardy and determined people. Read full review

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User Review  - MerrieAnn - LibraryThing

An amazing book...for those who think they know what the Dust Bowl was all about, this book will provide new information! Read full review

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