Voices from those who lived through the largest environmental catastrophe in American history. From 1931 to 1940, a combination of drought and soil erosion destroyed the fragile ecology and economy of the Great Plains. Evocative illustrations accompany poignant testimonies, including those of a farmer's wife, a banker, and a child who had never seen rain, to provide an emotionally charged account.
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In 1933 Texas, Bonnie and Clyde travel in a âstolen Ford V-8/ looking for a bank to rob.â Other characters include a nurse at a âmakeshift hospitalâ in 1935 Kansas (âEvery day I see mothers tend their dying babies,/ helplessly watching the small bodies struggle for airâ) and a mother ...Feb 27 2012 | Read Full Review of Voices of the Dust Bowl (Voic...