The Dust Bowl : an illustrated history

by Dayton Duncan

Other authorsKen Burns (Author)
Hardcover, 2012




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

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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
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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.
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