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The Long Darkness Surviving the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan

The Long Darkness Surviving the Great American Dust Bowl


The Long Darkness Surviving the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan

The storms that terrorised America's high plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Drawing on the voices of those who stayed and survived, this title tells a story of endurance and heroism against the backdrop of the Great Depression.

About the Author

Timothy Egan is a reporter for the New York Times. He is the author of four books and the recipient of several awards, including the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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Publication date

1st October 2006


Timothy Egan

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The History Press Ltd


288 pages


History of the Americas
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000
Social & cultural history



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