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HARD TIMES: An Oral History of The Great Depression

by Terkel, Studs

Condition: Near Fine/Good Plus


New York: Pantheon Books, 1970. A unique presentation of the most dramatic period in modern American history, Terkel is a genius for getting people to talk about their experiences and thoughts about this period. A mosaic of memories from those who were richest to those who were the most destitute. The book is tightly bound, a prev. owner's ballpoint name appeared on the front free endpaper but has been professionally erased, leaving only the slightest impression of its existence. The DJ is not price clipped, but shows edgewear along the folds and the spine ends and corners show light chipping. Looks good in a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth HB. Near Fine/Good Plus.

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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