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Dust Bowl: Illustrated History free pdf It was a decade-long natural catastrophe of biblical proportions.- It was the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history.- It was an epic of human pain and suffering. The story of the Dust Bowl is also the story of heroic perseverance. In this riveting chronicle, Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns capture, in words and pictures, the profound dram of the American Dust Bowl. Featuring over 300 photographs from renowned FSA photographers and local amateurs alike, this illustrated history explores the Dust Bowl in an unprecedented way. The stories are heart-wrenching and terrifying- it was a time when static charges in the air shorted-out cars, when men avoided shaking hands for dear of shocks that could knock a person down, when there were 14 million grasshoppers per square mile ad 850 million tons of topsoil blown away in one year. Burns and Duncan conducted interviews with more than 130 people and scoured private letters, published accounts and newspaper articles to produce a document t hat may likely be the last recorded testimony of the generation that lived though the defining era. To be published alongside a documentary of the same name.

About Dayton Duncan

Dayton Duncan, is the producer and writer of the Dust Bowl film, is an award-winning author and filmmaker. He has been involved with Ken Burn's documentary films for more than twenty years and most recently won two Emmys, one for outstanding writing for nonfiction programming. Ken Burns, the producer and director of the Dust Bowl film, has been making documentaries for more than thirty years. Since the Academy Award-nominated Brooklyn Bridge in 1981, he has gone on to direct and produce some of the most acclaimed and most watched documentary films ever made. They have received many honors, including twelve Emmy awards and two Oscar nominations. Burns has regularly released best-selling and award-winning companion books to his films.

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Author : Dayton Duncan
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Data Published : 01 October 2012
ISBN : 1452107947
EAN : 9781452107943
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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