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Hard Times: An Oral history of the Great Depression

by Studs Terkel

Condition: Very Good/good


New York: Pantheon Books A Division Of Random House, 1970. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. The Depression : a mossaic of memories, from the richest to the most destitute. How it effected the lives of some of those who lived through it; bitter memories transformed to surprising nostalgia. Authored by Pulitzer Prize Winner, Studs Terkel JD ( 1912 - 2008 ) author, historian, actor, broadcaster - best known for oral histories of common and remarkable Americans, and as a radio host for years.Light-colored cloth book with bold gilt lettering on spine. ( 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 X 1 7/8 ) 529 pages. Red Fore Edge. Stamped names of prior owners on front end page. Book weighs 1 3/4 pounds.

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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.


  • Bookseller: oldusedbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 00004043
  • Title: Hard Times
  • Author: Studs Terkel
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Book Club Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Pantheon Books A Division Of Random House
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1970


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