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    The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl (Paperback) By (author) Timothy Egan

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    DescriptionThe 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 and fall of the region, Egan tells of their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding black dust blizzards, crop failure, and the death of loved ones. Brilliantly capturing the terrifying drama of catastrophe, Egan does equal justice to the human characters who become his heroes, ?the stoic, long-suffering men and women whose lives he opens up with urgency and respect” (New York Times). In an era that promises ever-greater natural disasters, The Worst Hard Time is ?arguably the best nonfiction book yet” (Austin Statesman Journal) on the greatest environmental disaster ever to be visited upon our land and a powerful cautionary tale about the dangers of trifling with nature.


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    Title
    The Worst Hard Time
    Subtitle
    The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Timothy Egan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 340
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780618773473
    ISBN 10: 0618773479
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW, HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: RNR
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1930, CULT/PLAINS
    Libri: I-HS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBN
    B&T Approval Code: A16385400
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: NAT023000, HIS036090
    DC22: 978/.032
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 978.032
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 978.032
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036060
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: F595 .E38 2006B
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Mariner Books
    Imprint name
    Mariner Books
    Publication date
    01 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, MA