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.
It amazes me that someone the age of my own children experienced the “Grapes of Wrath” way of life – just trying to survive by constantly moving on from one migrant camp to the next. Hoping, looking ...
This book was required reading in my English 1 class. I enjoyed it very much, and learned a lot about my own relatives who came to California in the 30’s.
It was very enlightening, interesting and thought provoking. I look forward to the next book.”