This is an excellent book. Once I started reading it I didn’t want to stop. The content was really engaging. The writer done such a good job writing the book that I felt like if I personally knew him once Continue reading →
Teachers looking for migrant biographies will find this book an excellent resource. Ron Hughart writes in a comfortable “talkative” style. He makes the reader ponder his own life and how events shape the way one sees the world. The reader Continue reading →
Many other books I’ve read authentically reflect what dust bowl people had to endure to survive and maintain “hope.” Ron Hughart’s book is more of an autobiography where he shares many similar stories, but at a later date – one or two generations removed.
I am very glad we had your book as a mandatory reading in my English 1 class. Not only was it interesting, but it intrigued me in my own families history. I am also a descendent of Okies, my grandparents Continue reading →
An incredible book. I was captured by this story within the first 3 pages! The author’s vivid descriptions of his survival (and ultimately, enrichment of self) through harsh, yet realistic, conditions provides the reader with an extremely personal view of Continue reading →
WOW! I just finished reading this book for the third time and I am still overwhelmed at the author’s generosity. To share such a truly personal and emotional story of his childhood with us is a gift in itself.
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I had the pleasure of meeting Ron Hughart before ever knowing he was an author. This provided me a truly different perspective when reading this book. It was a pleasure reading about Ron’s childhood, coming of age, and life experiences Continue reading →