Dwight Hoover, who grew up on an Iowa farm, recalls the events of day-to-day life in this era, offering detailed descriptions of daily work in each of the year's four seasons. A fascinating if grim reminder of what it was like to be a child with adult responsibilities, Mr. Hoover's unusual memoir recalls the rough edges as well as the happy moments of rural life.

A Good Day's Work: An Iowa Farm in the Great Depression 2007, Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781566637022