The Resource The Worst Hard Time : the Untold Story ofTthose Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, Timothy Egan

The Worst Hard Time : the Untold Story ofTthose Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, Timothy Egan

Label
The Worst Hard Time : the Untold Story ofTthose Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Title
The Worst Hard Time
Title remainder
the Untold Story ofTthose Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Egan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an oral history of the dust storms that devastated the Great Plains during the Depression, following several families and their communities in their struggle to persevere despite the devastation
Summary
Presents an oral history of the dust storms that devastated the Great Plains during the Depression, following several families and their communities in their struggle to persevere despite the devastation
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2007.
  • Oklahoma Book Award for Nonfiction, 2006.
  • Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Book, 2007.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Awards note
National Book Award winner.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154661
Cataloging source
SADPL
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Egan, Timothy
Dewey number
978/.032
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F595
LC item number
.E38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
F595
NAL item number
.E38 2006
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Dust Bowl Era (1931-1939)
  • Depressions
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Dust storms
  • Great Plains
  • Great Plains
  • Droughts
  • HISTORY
  • Depressions
  • Great Plains
  • Droogte
  • Stofstormen
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Droughts
  • Dust storms
  • Great Depression, 1929-1939
  • Great Plains
  • Great Plains
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl
Label
The Worst Hard Time : the Untold Story ofTthose Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, Timothy Egan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Promise: the great plowup, 1901-1930. The wanderer-- No man's land -- Creating Dalhart -- High plains Deutsch -- Last of the great plowup -- Betrayal, 1931-1933. First wave -- A darkening -- In a dry land -- New leader, New Deal -- Big blows -- Blowup, 1934-1939. Triage -- The long darkness -- The struggle for air -- Showdown in Dalhart -- Duster's eve -- Black Sunday -- A call to arms -- Goings -- Witnesses -- The saddest land -- Verdict -- Cornhusker II -- The last men -- Cornhusker III -- Rain
Control code
ocn605263392
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780618773473
Lccn
2005008057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780618346974
System control number
(OCoLC)605263392
Label
The Worst Hard Time : the Untold Story ofTthose Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, Timothy Egan
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Promise: the great plowup, 1901-1930. The wanderer-- No man's land -- Creating Dalhart -- High plains Deutsch -- Last of the great plowup -- Betrayal, 1931-1933. First wave -- A darkening -- In a dry land -- New leader, New Deal -- Big blows -- Blowup, 1934-1939. Triage -- The long darkness -- The struggle for air -- Showdown in Dalhart -- Duster's eve -- Black Sunday -- A call to arms -- Goings -- Witnesses -- The saddest land -- Verdict -- Cornhusker II -- The last men -- Cornhusker III -- Rain
Control code
ocn605263392
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780618773473
Lccn
2005008057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780618346974
System control number
(OCoLC)605263392

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