Timothy Egan

Winner, 2006 National Book Awards

Timothy Egan is a national enterprise reporter for The New York Times. In 2001, he was part of a team of reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s series exploring racial experiences and attitudes across contemporary America. He is the author of four books, including The Good Rain and Lasso the Wind. He lives in Seattle.
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The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan book cover, 2006
ISBN 9780618346974 Houghton Mifflin

Told through the eyes of those who survived it, this is the untold story of the Dust Bowl, the decade of brutally punishing dust storms that ravaged the American High Plains during the Depression. More about this book >

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Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan is a national enterprise reporter for The New York Times. In 2001, he was part of a team of reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s series exploring racial experiences and attitudes across contemporary America. He is the author of four books, including The Good Rain and Lasso the Wind. He lives in Seattle.

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