Beyond the Dust Bowl with a Pocket Full of Peanuts is Ron Hughart’s next chapter in his continuing saga of growing up in the 1950’s and 1960’s in the great San Joaquin Valley.
Beyond the Dust Bowl With a Pocket Full of Peanuts is Ron Hughart’s next chapter in his continuing saga of growing up in the 1950’s and 1960’s in the great San Joaquin Valley. The child of migrant parents, Ron has previously written about his life in The Place Beyond the Dust Bowl, published in 2002.
Now Ron answers many of the questions asked by readers of his first book. From his early fear of minorities to the warm and nurturing parents of his school acquaintances, Ron describes the sometimes harrowing experiences of growing up as a migrant child. Here is a child who never had anything of his own, and was uprooted throughout his childhood, moving from place to place.
Beyond the Dust Bowl With a Pocket Full of Peanuts is a must-read for all who remember the tough times after the Depression, and those who are interested in the life of a migrant child. The reader will remember the stereotypes and realities of the era.
Ron Hughart and his wife Ann live in Exeter California. He enjoys talking about his experiences and teaching others of life with humility. Ron lectures on the subject to organizations, schools, colleges, and universities. He has also acted in movies, including: The Visitation (2005) and The Moment After II-The Awakening.
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