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

9 Ratings: 2.6
2005 non-fiction book by Timothy Egan

A Conversation with Timothy Egan Why a book on the Dust Bowl now?       The story of the people who lived through the nation's hardest economic depression and its worst weather event is one of the great untold stories of the Greatest … see full wiki

Author: Timothy Egan
Genre: Natural Disasters, Depression, History
Publisher: Houghton Miflin
Date Published: December 14, 2005
4 reviews about The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of...
Quick Tip by . June 09, 2010
For history buffs everywhere. A well written and researched book about one of the worst periods of American history. It speaks to the amazing ability of people to withstand hardship.
Quick Tip by . May 25, 2010
Great Journalistic Style of Writing
review by . May 12, 2009
I picked up The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan due to a review that Tom "Duffbert" Duff did on it a year ago. I was not disappointed as this ranks as one of the best books I have read this year.      Contents:   I - Promise: The Great Plowup, 1901-1930   II - Betrayal, 1931-1933   III - Blowup, 1934-1939   Epilogue   Notes and Sources   Acknowledgements …
review by . December 02, 2008
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It is one of the most gut-wrenching books I have ever read.  Like an episode of the old TV series "Time Tunnel" author Timothy Egan transports the reader back to the Great Plains in the 1930's.  The stories of personal hardship and determination in "The Worst Hard Time" will likely hit you like a ton of bricks.  This is a story that needs to be told again and again.  As you will learn in "The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived …
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