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Mr. Egan writes extremely well and I had a very difficult time putting down this book.
This ranks as one of the best books I've ever read... The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan.
As you read this book, you come to realize that these people are just like you and me.
egan has written a great story; a depressing one of very hard times on the prairie during the depression but so much that i have read re that event centered on wall street & wash... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Edward J. Deisley
Not only does Egan provide a strong, sobering environmental message. For those of us who are offspring of survivors of the Great Depression along with the dust bowl, it is truly a... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Dee Ann Miller
Half way through the book and can say this good read for those who are interested in American history and how instances in our nations past effect us now. Read morePublished 8 days ago by jus
The Dust Bowl and the dirty thirties is an era of our history that has been underrepresented in our retelling of history. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent account of the dust bowl era. Given the changes we see in weather patterns, people would do well to read it in order to have an idea of what may lie ahead.Published 8 days ago by Jerry L Marsh
Enjoyed this captivating read; learned a lot about this era of American history.Published 11 days ago by RachelAL
A depressing read, I didn't like the fact that despite the unending suffering shown by the author, there is no counterpoint provided to show the resiliency and courage as well as... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Big Bear
Excellent history of the dust bowl citing the scientific reasons believed to be the cause of this disastrous time while speaking of the humanity that struggled to achieve the... Read morePublished 14 days ago by claudia shaw