The Dust Bowl : an illustrated history

by Dayton Duncan

Other authorsKen Burns (Author)
Hardcover, 2012

Status

Available

Publication

San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2012], ©2012.

Description

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.

User reviews

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 to 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.… (more)

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Barcode

11301
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