Laurel Standley, Ph.D., is an environmental scientist and the author of dystopian and narrative fiction, including the novels Poisoned Seed and A Memoir of the Depression. She is also the author of the self-help book: Toxins Tweet: 140 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Family's Exposure to Environmental Toxins. Dr. Standley publishes a blog and posts on environmental toxins and sustainability issues. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Published: November 18, 2016.
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A Memoir of the Depression is a story of lives derailed by economic collapse and family turmoil. Early in the 20th Century, a young man named John McQuaid journeys from Kansas toward the forested mountains of Oregon. The life he builds is nearly destroyed by the Great Depression. Decades later, a deep recession strikes and Bonnie Todd must reinvent her life and find meaning in a new world order.