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A Cup of Dust, by Susie Finkbeiner, is an adult fiction novel of the Dust Bowl, found at Nelson Library.

Here is a brief summary. Where you come from does not define you…Ten-year-old Pearl Spence is a daydreamer, playing make-believe to escape life in 1935 during Oklahoma’s Dust Bowl. The Spences have their share of misfortune, but as the sheriff’s family, they have more than most in this dry, desolate place. the town turns to them when there’s a crisis or a need—and during these desperate times, there are plenty of both, even if half the town stands empty as people have packed up and moved aw...

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