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The Dust Bowl: Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry (SE): Literature

Literature and literary criticism related to the Dust Bowl.


While John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath is the best known novel about the Dust Bowl, life on the Great Plains inspired a number of other works. Below you will find links to fiction and poetry. If you need information about John Steinbeck, see his subpageNonfiction literature is found on the other topic pages. 

For a brief overview of Dust Bowl literature, see the Encyclopedia of the Great Plains