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House of earth / Woody Guthrie ; edited and introduced by Douglas Brinkley and Johnny Depp.

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Scott County PL - Scottsburg FIC GUT (Text) 35830801916171 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 97800062248404
  • Physical Description: xliv, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Infinitum Nihil / Harper, 2013

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Included bibliographical references (p. [219]-221) and discography (p. [223]-224).
Summary, etc.:
"Tike and Ella May Hamlin struggle to plant roots in the arid land of the Texas Panhandle. The husband and wife live in a precarious wooden farm shack, but Tike yearns for a sturdy house that will protect them from the treacherous elements. Thanks to a five-cent government pamphlet, Tike has the know-how to build a simple adobe dwelling, a structure made from the land itself-fireproof, windproof, Dust Bowl-proof. A house of earth. Though they are one with the farm and with each other, the land on which Tike and Ella May live and work is not theirs. Due to larger forces beyond their control-including ranching conglomerates and banks-their adobe house remains painfully out of reach."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939 > Fiction.
Farmers > Fiction.
Adobe houses > Fiction.

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