‘If I close my eyes, I can still taste the dust …’
It is 1934, and Elsa Martinelli had finally found the life she’d yearned for. A family, a home and a livelihood on a farm on the Great Plains. But when drought threatens all she and her community hold dear, Elsa’s world is shattered to the winds.
Fearful of the future, Elsa is forced to make the hardest decision of her life. Fight for the land she loves or take her beloved children west to California in search of a better life. Will it be the land of milk and honey? Or will their experience challenge every ounce of strength they possess?