Something about this woman, her small eyes and straight mouth, brought to mind the photography of Dorothea Lange—those sun-scarred faces of the Dust Bowl.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
My father, Don Bell, came to California during the Dust Bowl from the Midwest and, ironically, worked for the same company farm where my mother was horn.
Pam Munoz Ryan -- Esperanza Rising
The Grapes of Wrath, the classic novel about the Dust Bowl and the migration of Oklahoma farmers to California, ends with death and a glimmer of renewed life.
Sonia Nazario -- Enrique’s Journey
It’s either this fascinating show on the beginning of World War One, or something on A&E about the Dust Bowl.
Sarah Dessen -- Just Listen
He dropped a trickle of sand onto the floor and chewed me out for living in a dust bowl!
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
Compared to the dust bowl at Indian Creek Elementary, Armistead Field was Eden: A thick blanket of soft green grass covered the playing surface and itched their backs when they splayed out for sit-ups and stretches.
Warren St. John -- Outcasts United
Capable of solving all irrigation problems of dust bowl farmers.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Seabiscuit
Any farmer doing it would turn their land into a dust bowl within twelve years.
Andy Weir -- The Martian
Right here in this remote dust bowl was the root of it all, the homeland of bin Laden’s fighters, the place where they still plot and scheme to smash the United States.