The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

The book is a historical account of the Dust Bowl in the 1930s, focusing on the lives of several families and individuals who chose to remain in the Great Plains despite the devastating dust storms and economic hardship. It provides an in-depth look at the environmental and human factors that led to this ecological disaster, the government's response, and the resilience of the people who lived through it. The narrative also explores the social and economic impacts of the Dust Bowl, and the lessons learned from this period of American history.

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