Collection : Literature of American Labor
   

Between the Hills and the Sea
K. B. Gilden
Between the Hills and the Sea by Katya and Bert Gilden vividly portrays the disillusionment of working-class idealists in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Originally published in 1971, the book is an absorbing novel. It also provides an authentic portrait of the social dynamics in a factory town and the effects of McCarthyism on working people's...



Industrial Valley
Ruth McKenney
This novel vividly portrays an industrial city crippled by the country's economic failures and also provides a stirring example of fiction predicated on social and political...



The Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker
Theresa Serber Malkiel
"It is splendid, finally, to have this novel back in print . . . . Nothing before or since has so successfully captured the political and emotional spirit of the women's strike of 1909."—Alice Kessler-Harris, Rutgers University



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