Collection : Literature of American Labor
   

Between the Hills and the Sea
K.B. Gilden, 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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