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Worst Hard Time

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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 since. Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, Timothy Egan tells of their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding black dust blizzards, crop failure, and the more...
ISBN:9780547347776
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Trajectory Index

Words: 123,862
Unique Words: 7,875
Flesch Reading Ease: 68
Flesch Grade Level: 8.6
Avg Sentence (words): 19.21
Avg Word (chars): 4.24
Chapters: 43
Paragraphs: 2,018
Adult Reading Time: 8:15
Sentiment: -0.017
Intensity: 0.077
People: 716
Places: 341
Brands: 78
Things: 463
Goodreads Rating: 4.04
Goodreads Reviews: 58,869
SAT Words: 905
Trajectory China 300: 239
TOEFL Words: 77
IELTS Words: 388
Nouns 62.3%
Verbs 20.5%
Adjectives 11.0%
Adverbs 3.2%
Other 2.9%

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