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Reapers of the dust : a prairie chronicle

Author: Lois Phillips Hudson
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Lois Phillips Hudson is recognized as a major chronicler of America's agricultural heartland during the grim years of the Great Depression. Reapers of the Dust vividly evokes that difficult time. From Hudson's childhood in North Dakota spring these unusual, moving stories of simple, joyful days, of continuing battles with hostile elements, and of a family's new life as migrant workers on the West  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories, American
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hudson, Lois Phillips, 1927-
Reapers of the dust.
Boston. Little, Brown [©1964]
(OCoLC)707601428
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Phillips Hudson
OCLC Number: 1398504
Notes: "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Description: 173 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The dust storm --
Gopher hunting --
"Work, for the night is coming" --
The buggy on the roof --
The king's birthday --
The cold wave --
The water witch --
When the fields are fresh and green --
Children of the harvest --
Room at the bottom --
Epitaph for a lion --
The loop in time.
Responsibility: by Lois Phillips Hudson.

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"Lois Phillips Hudson is recognized as a major chronicler of America's agricultural heartland during the grim years of the Great Depression. Reapers of the Dust vividly evokes that difficult time. From Hudson's childhood in North Dakota spring these unusual, moving stories of simple, joyful days, of continuing battles with hostile elements, and of a family's new life as migrant workers on the West Coast"--Publisher's description.

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