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  • The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

    The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since.Timothy Egan’s critically acclaimed account rescues this iconic chapter of American history from the shadows in a tour de force of historical reportage. Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, 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, Egan does equal justice to the human characters who become his heroes, “the stoi...
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

    • ASIN: 0618773479
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • UPC: 046442773478

  • Study Guide: The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan (SuperSummary)

    SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 83-page guide for “The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 25 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like Racial and Geographical Prejudice and Authority Figures Not Knowing What to Do....
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

    • ASIN: 1081900326

  • Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis

    “A vivid exploration of one man's lifelong obsession with an idea . . . Egan’s spirited biography might just bring [Curtis] the recognition that eluded him in life.” — Washington Post Edward Curtis was charismatic, handsome, a passionate mountaineer, and a famous portrait photographer, the Annie Leibovitz of his time. He moved in rarefied circles, a friend to presidents, vaudeville stars, leading thinkers. But when he was thirty-two years old, in 1900, he gave it all up to pursue his Great Idea: to capture on film the continent’s original inhabitants before the old ways disappeared.Curtis spent the next three decades documenting the...
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

    • ASIN: 0544102762
    • Brand: Mariner Books

  • A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith

    Tracing an ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome, the bestselling and "virtuosic" (The Wall Street Journal) writer explores the past and future of Christianity"What a wondrous work! This beautifully written and totally clear-eyed account of his pilgrimage will have you wondering whether we should all embark on such a journey, either of the body, the soul or, as in Egan's case, both." --Cokie RobertsMoved by his mother's death and his Irish Catholic family's complicated history with the church, Timothy Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers to force a reckoning with his own beliefs. He embarked on a thousand...
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

    • ASIN: 0735225230

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    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

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  • Man-Eater: The Terrifying True Story of Cannibal Killer Katherine Knight

    On 29th February 2000, John Price took out a restraining order against his girlfriend, Katherine Knight. Later that day, he told his co-workers that she had stabbed him and if he were ever to go missing, it was because Knight had killed him. The next day, Price didn’t show up for work.A co-worker was sent to check on him. They found a bloody handprint by the front door and they immediately contacted the police. The local police force was not prepared for the chilling scene they were about to encounter.Price’s body was found in a chair, legs crossed, with a bottle of lemonade under his arm. He’d been decapitated and skinned. The “skin-...
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

    • ASIN: 1793403570

  • The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero

    "An old-fashioned tale of tall talk, high ideals,and irresistible appeal . . . You will not read a historical thriller like this all year . . . [Egan] is a master storyteller." —Boston Globe “Egan has a gift for sweeping narrative . . . and he has a journalist’s eye for the telltale detail . . . This is masterly work.” — New York Times Book Review   In this exciting and illuminating work, National Book Award winner Timothy Egan delivers a story, both rollicking and haunting, of one of the most famous Irish Americans of all time. A dashing young orator during the Great Hunger of the 1840s, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed upris...
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

    • ASIN: 0544944836
    • Brand: Mariner Books

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    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

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  • The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America


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    • ASIN: B003WJQ7JO

  • The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Vintage Departures)


    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

    • ASIN: 0679734856

  • The Worst Hard Time (Audiobook)

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Timothy Egan follows a half-dozen families and their communities through the dust storms that terrorized America's High Plains during the
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan
    The dust storms that terrorized America's High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since, and the stories of the people that held on have never been fully told. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and author Timothy Egan follows a half-dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, going from sod huts to new framed houses to huddling in basements with the windows sealed by damp sheets in a futile effort to keep the dust out. He follows their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding

    • UPC: 4543176
    • Rating: 4.253

  • The Worst Hard Time (Audiobook)

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Timothy Egan follows a half-dozen families and their communities through the dust storms that terrorized America's High Plains during the
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan
    The dust storms that terrorized America's High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since, and the stories of the people that held on have never been fully told. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and author Timothy Egan follows a half-dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, going from sod huts to new framed houses to huddling in basements with the windows sealed by damp sheets in a futile effort to keep the dust out. He follows their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding

    • UPC: 25654820
    • Rating: 4.253

  • The Worst Hard Time (Paperback)

    Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, Egan tells of their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding black dust blizzards, crop failure, and the death of loved ones in the darkest years of the
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan
    Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, Egan tells of their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding black dust blizzards, crop failure, and the death of loved ones in the darkest years of the

    • UPC: 4991450
    • Rating: 4.261

  • The Immortal Irishman : The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero

    The National Book Award–winning author of The Worst Hard Time illuminates the dawn of the great Irish American story, with all its twists and triumphs, through the life of one heroic
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan
    "An old-fashioned tale of tall talk, high ideals,and irresistible appeal . . . You will not read a historical thriller like this all year . . . [Egan] is a master storyteller." —Boston Globe “Egan has a gift for sweeping narrative . . . and he has a journalist’s eye for the telltale detail . . . This is masterly work.” — New York Times Book Review   In this exciting and illuminating work, National Book Award winner Timothy Egan delivers a story, both rollicking and haunting, of one of the most famous Irish Americans of all time. A dashing young orator

    • UPC: 55108866
    • Rating: 4.583

  • The Worst Hard Time : The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

    "The Worst Hard Time is an epic story of blind hope and endurance almost beyond belief; it is also, as Tim Egan has told it, a riveting tale of bumptious charlatans, conmen, and tricksters, environmental arrogance and hubris, political chicanery, and a ruinous ignorance of nature's ways. Egan has reached across the generations and brought us the people who played out the drama in this devastated land, and uses their voices to tell the story as well as it could ever be told." — Marq de Villiers, author of Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious ResourceThe dust storms that
    The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan
    Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, Egan tells of their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding black dust blizzards, crop failure, and the death of loved ones in the darkest years of the

    • UPC: 3954627
    • Rating: 5.0

  • Tim Egan: "The Worst Hard Time"

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    Pulitzer Prize-winning author, reporter and historian delivers a Teach-In lecture on the horrors of the Dust Bowl.
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