San Francisco : Chronicle Books, , ©2012.
Draws on reports, newspaper articles, and interviews to chronicle the American Dust Bowl, providing photographs to illustrate the catastrophe as well as offer a tribute to man's relationship to the land and his ability to persevere.
LibraryThing member zmagic69
This is a fascinating, heartbreaking book about America's worst man made catastrophe, and how we seem on course to repeat it. I did not see the series on PBS but the memories of those who lived through it are completely engrossing. It really makes you realize the "hardships" that most people claim
Show Moreto experience today, PALE in comparison to what people had to endure during the great depression, the dust bowl, and WWII. I highly recommend this book.
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