Hard Times (Paperback)

An Oral History of the Great Depression

By Studs Terkel

New Press, 9781565846562, 480pp.

Publication Date: July 7, 2005

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Paperback (10/9/2012)

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In this unique recreation of one of the most dramatic periods in modern American history, Studs Terkel recaptures the Great Depression of the 1930s in all its complexity. Featuring a mosaic of memories from politicians, businessmen, artists, and writers, from those who were just kids to those who remember losing a fortune, Hard Times is not only a gold mine of information but a fascinating interplay of memory and fact, revealing how the Depression affected the lives of those who experienced it firsthand.