3 edition of From the dust of decades found in the catalog.
From the dust of decades
Keith C. Terry
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[by] Keith Terry and Walter Whipple.|
|Contributions||Whipple, Walter, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||BX8622 .T44|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||118|
|LC Control Number||68029490|
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In a tour de force of historical reportage, Timothy Egan’s National Book Award–winning story rescues an iconic chapter of American history from the shadows. The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or . Dust is a "what if" tale that is less "what if" and more like a "when" kind of apocalyptic, precognition of how quickly life as we know it could disappear in the advent of an environmental melt-down. In this case it is the disappearance of insects. The author is an underwater archaeologist and scientific "gadfly"/5(55).
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The first book, La Belle Sauvage, was published in Genre: Fantasy. After publishers' cloth bindings started coming into common use on all types of books in the s, the first publishers' dust jackets appeared by the end of that decade.
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Because the Dust Bowl is, for most people, a distant event, it might be helpful to get a sense of its massive scale through some facts and figures: On a single day, Apknown to history as Black Sunday, more dirt was displaced in the air (around million tons) during a massive dust storm than was moved to build the Panama Canal.
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When you open a dusty book an air current is created which pushes up the dust accumulated on and inside it directly to your nose. I keep a red file folder, its edges faded from nearly three decades of exposure to dust and light.
Inside, the title words I typed in. For decades, science popularizers have said humans are made of stardust, and now, a new survey ofstars shows just how true the old cliché is: Humans and their galaxy have about Albert Marrin is well known for depicting history and he nailed it in his book "Years of Dust." This is a picture book intended for grades 5 and up about the day the dustbowl hit the Great Plains in the United States/5(77).
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