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  A black and white photograph alone on a dresser without clothes in an empty clapboard house the genes of a forgotten past a period in history filled with hurt, the forlorn captured in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath.   The wind howled across the fields a dustbowl shattered lives tattered garments covering skeletons of […]

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The American Writer and the Great Depression, edited by Harvey Swados (1966) I was planning to write a review of a book that was optimistic and hopeful but as I assess the economic and political struggles beyond the propaganda of today I had to return to the writers of the Great Depression for perspective. The depression […]

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