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The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

Date and Time: November 26, 2019, 7:00 PM CT

Location: Pratt Public Library, 401 S Jackson St, Pratt
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From the TALK series, The 1930s
Discussion Leader: Rosemary Kolich

Egan describes the first of the new storms that would come to define the Dust Bowl: "Wasn't a sandstorm . . . . And it wasn't a hailstorm, though it certainly brought with it a dark, threatening sky . . . It rolled, like a mobile hill of crud, and it was black." Egan provides a masterful overview of the dust storms and their consequences for agriculture and people on the Great Plains.

Sponsored by: Pratt Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Eric Killough
(620) 672-3041
http://www.prattpubliclibrary.org

 

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