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The Worst Hard Time

The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

Timothy Egan

The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Timothy Egan’s critically acclaimed account rescues this iconic chapter of American history from the shadows in a tour de force of historical reportage. Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise...
Publish Date
2006-09-01T00:00:00.000Z
2006-09-01T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2005
Goodreads rating
4.02
ISBN
9780618773473
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
2021-03-17T12:46:42.000Z
@JulieZebrak Try "The Worst Hard Times" by Timothy Egan -- fabulous book.      source
2021-07-15T20:31:19.000Z
Of the 27 books I've read so far this year, The Worst Hard Time by @nytegan is the most powerful. Searing account of the worst environmental disaster in human history (so far), the Dust Bowl. When we mess with nature, we get walloped. Five stars from me      source
2019-12-23T23:58:33.000Z
@BruceWaTheTruth @grinninfoole @Benw83084388 @conservmillen I highly recommend Timothy Egan's book The Worst Hard Time if you're interested in learning more. It's a fascinating look at catastrophe and resilience.      source