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"Dyck's diary is a treasure trove for historians; detailed personal accounts written by ordinary people, and especially by farm women, living in the dust bowl region during the 1930s are rare.... Moreover, Riney-Kehrberg's introductory essay, 'A Woman in Her World,' provides a rich interpretive foundation for the diary, acquainting the reader with Mary Dyck's background, her children, her community, her farm, and agricultural and economic conditions of the 1930s." - Great Plains Quarterly; "As an historical document that details the life of an uneducated, middle-aged farm woman on the Great…mehr

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"Dyck's diary is a treasure trove for historians; detailed personal accounts written by ordinary people, and especially by farm women, living in the dust bowl region during the 1930s are rare.... Moreover, Riney-Kehrberg's introductory essay, 'A Woman in Her World,' provides a rich interpretive foundation for the diary, acquainting the reader with Mary Dyck's background, her children, her community, her farm, and agricultural and economic conditions of the 1930s." - Great Plains Quarterly; "As an historical document that details the life of an uneducated, middle-aged farm woman on the Great Plains, one that was 'defined by family, home, and farm,' and as a report on the Dust Bowl and its impact on farmers and families, Waiting on the Bounty is an essential work." - Nebraska History"