In the mood for adventure? All The Earth, Thrown To The Sky will fulfill any gangster or road trip aspirations. Set in the 1930s Oklahoma Dust Bowl, Joe R. Lansdale touches on historical moments the way Forest Gump ended up in all the right spots.
Jack Catcher was having a hard enough time resisting the relentless dust storms on the farm, and then his mom died and his dad hung himself. When neighbors Jane and Tony show up, the three take a truck and head out of the dust. On their path to East Texas, they meet up with notorious bank robbers, hobos and carnival personalities. They jump trains, run away from gangsters and fall into indentured servitude. The Great Depression history is woven seamlessly into the story as each of the three make a new life in separate directions.