Hastings experienced the rural and small town side of an event that touched all who weathered itthe economic crash of 1929 and its 10-year aftermath.The author grew up in Marion, Illinois, entering the first grade in 1930, the start of the Great Depression. This book, which recalls memorable episodes in the life of that boy, is a sequel to the popular "A" "Nickel s Worth of Skim Milk."What Hastings experienced as a child was typical of depression-era life. Those who were young then can relive lost youth in Hastings books. ...

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ISBN-13: 9780809313044

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