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The Worst Hard Time

User Review  - joy86 - Overstock.com

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 - Overstock.com

I loved reading about this dark period in this country's history--something I knew little about. I'd read about the Joad family's struggle in The Grapes of Wrath (which was made during the "final ... 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

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User Review  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

Wonderful read, blending history with first-person remembrances of a situation that's eerily relevant to both the current global warming situation and the current economic debacle. Read full review

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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  - 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

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

User Review  - Malcolm David Logan - Goodreads

Here's a thought-provoking book about a rarely examined moment in American history that tells a story of fortitude and strength, reveals the innocent naivete that is often the seed bed of disaster ... 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


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