The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl (MP3 CD)

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By Timothy Egan, Jacob York (Read by)
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Description


In a tour de force of historical reportage, Timothy Egan's National Book Award-winning story rescues an iconic chapter of American history from the shadows. The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, Timothy 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, he 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 reminder about the dangers of trifling with nature.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798200882878
Publisher: HarperAudio
Publication Date: October 26th, 2021
Language: English