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HARD TIMES: An Oral History of The Great Depression

by Terkel, Studs

Condition: Very Good/very good


New York: Pantheon Books, 1970. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Octavo. 462pp. This copy warmly INSCRIBED "TO DOCTOR BRONOWSKI (Jacob Bronowski - Ascent of Man), Let the light that is in rare men such as you shine among the rest of us With admiration, Studs Terkel." Embossed brown cloth, spine stamped in gold and black, cover is spotted. In pictorial dust jacket that has edge wear and small edge tear, light foxing to verso.


Hard Times - For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854. The book is a condition-of-England novel, aimed at highlighting the social and economic pressures of the times.




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