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House of earth : a novel

Author: Woody Guthrie; Douglas Brinkley; Johnny Depp
Publisher: New York : Infinitum Nihil/Harper, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Tike and Ella May Hamlin struggle to plant roots in the arid land of the Texas Panhandle. The husband and wife live in a precarious wooden farm shack, but Tike yearns for a sturdy house that will protect them from the treacherous elements. Thanks to a five-cent government pamphlet, Tike has the know-how to build a simple adobe dwelling, a structure made from the land itself-fireproof, windproof, Dust Bowl-proof. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Woody Guthrie; Douglas Brinkley; Johnny Depp
ISBN: 9780062248398 0062248391
OCLC Number: 805051319
Description: xliv, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
House of earth: --
1: Dry rosin --
2: Termites --
3: Auction block --
4: Hammer ring --
Acknowledgments --
Selected bibliography --
Selected discography --
Biographical time line.
Responsibility: Woody Guthrie ; edited and introduced by Douglas Brinkley and Johnny Depp.
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"Tike and Ella May Hamlin struggle to plant roots in the arid land of the Texas Panhandle. The husband and wife live in a precarious wooden farm shack, but Tike yearns for a sturdy house that will protect them from the treacherous elements. Thanks to a five-cent government pamphlet, Tike has the know-how to build a simple adobe dwelling, a structure made from the land itself-fireproof, windproof, Dust Bowl-proof. A house of earth. Though they are one with the farm and with each other, the land on which Tike and Ella May live and work is not theirs. Due to larger forces beyond their control-including ranching conglomerates and banks-their adobe house remains painfully out of reach."--Dust jacket.

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