The Years of the Locust Author:Loula Grace Erdman Dade Kenzie was a big man, wise and prosperous, so sure of himself he was almost arrogant, yet as simple as earth. — This is the story of Old Dade, and of the men and women of the neighboring farms and villages whose lives were changed because they had known him. Their story, set against a background of the rich bottom-lands and rolling hills of... more » Missouri, makes a warm and understanding novel.
The Years of the Locust is the 9th Winner of the Dodd, Mead-Redbook Prize Novel Award. For its authentic backround, superb characterization and lively narrative it richly deserves the distinction it has acheived.« less