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Prescott Barnes and his family leave the dust bowl for California, but there its similarities with The Grapes of Wrath end. The grandson of a wealthy preacher who disinherited Prescott’s father, Barnes, despite his cynical black humor, hostility to religion, and his illiteracy, possesses a fierce integrity and passions that make him larger than life at the same time he is perfectly human.

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The Angry Dust

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Overview

Prescott Barnes and his family leave the dust bowl for California, but there its similarities with The Grapes of Wrath end. The grandson of a wealthy preacher who disinherited Prescott’s father, Barnes, despite his cynical black humor, hostility to religion, and his illiteracy, possesses a fierce integrity and passions that make him larger than life at the same time he is perfectly human.

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  • BN ID: 2940033117741
  • Publisher: The Wessex Collective
  • Publication date: 3/20/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 591 KB

Meet the Author

William Davey’s literary prowess is well know in Western Europe and the Pacific rim. He has been called “an extraordinary writer” in France and “a lion with a heart” in England. Son of renowned painter Randall Davey, he was educated at Princeton, the University of California at Berkeley, New York University and the Sorbonne. He has been a high-goal polo player, an army instructor of horsemanship at Fort Riley, a commando during WWII in the First Special Service Force on which the Green Berets now fashion themselves, a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, and the U. S. Chess Association. He has published three novels, a volume of short stories, and three volumes of poetry

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