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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.
Documentary through the personal
History of individual people who suffered draught,depression, heat static electricity,grasshoppers,salesmen,prejudice, and... Read more
Egan could make anything interesting, if he could make the Dust Bowl interesting. And he did just that in this book.Published 5 days ago by Jeana Rock
Written from the perspective of the people who had to live with the results of business's (and supported by our government) greedy lying.Published 7 days ago by Sharon C. Gant
Very well-written and interesting. Tim Egan has a great ability to capture the reader all the way through the book.Published 8 days ago by Bill C
Nobody under the age of 65 even vaguely remembers the Dust Bowl. Even those of us 70+ remember only that it happened back in the late 20's and 30's, because our parents and... Read morePublished 8 days ago by RVRancher
Unbelievable what the Dust Bowl farmers endured. Great descriptions make you feel you are right there with them.
Excruciatingly sad what happened to the land.
It is difficult to find an interesting and well written book which is strictly historical. I found this book to be both.Published 10 days ago by Frances Fuller
A well written, fascinating story of the Dust Bowl era in Western Kansas and the western Oklahoma panhandle.Published 11 days ago by skohayes
Absolutely essential to understand what our ancestors had to deal with at that turbulent time in America.Published 12 days ago by FancyGrandma