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The Resource The worst hard time : the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl, Timothy Egan

The worst hard time : the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl, Timothy Egan

Label
The worst hard time : the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl
Title
The worst hard time
Title remainder
the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Egan
Creator
Subject
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AA5
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egan, Timothy
Dewey number
978/.032
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • F595
  • F595
LC item number
  • .E38 2006b
  • .E38 2006c
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Droughts
  • Dust storms
  • Depressions
  • Great Plains
  • Great Plains
Target audience
adult
Label
The worst hard time : the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl, Timothy Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 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
pt. 1. Promise: the great plowup, 1901-1930. -- The wanderer -- No man's land -- Creating Dalhart -- High plains Deutsch -- Last of the great plowup -- pt. 2. Betrayal, 1931-1933. -- First wave -- A darkening -- In a dry land -- New leader, New Deal -- Big blows -- pt. 3. 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 340 pages
Isbn
9781439562581
Lccn
2005008057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780618346974
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm58788898
  • (Sirsi) o58788898
  • (TMQ) o58788898
Label
The worst hard time : the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl, Timothy Egan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 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
pt. 1. Promise: the great plowup, 1901-1930. -- The wanderer -- No man's land -- Creating Dalhart -- High plains Deutsch -- Last of the great plowup -- pt. 2. Betrayal, 1931-1933. -- First wave -- A darkening -- In a dry land -- New leader, New Deal -- Big blows -- pt. 3. 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 340 pages
Isbn
9781439562581
Lccn
2005008057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780618346974
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm58788898
  • (Sirsi) o58788898
  • (TMQ) o58788898

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