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Hidden America

From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work

Hidden America( )
Author: Laskas, Jeanne Marie
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

An "Must-Read Book" Award-winning journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas reveals "enlightening, entertaining, and often poignant"* profiles of America's working class--the forgotten men and women who make our country run. Take the men of Hopedale Mining company in Cadiz, Ohio. Laskas spent several weeks with them, both below and above ground, and by the end, you will know not only about their work, but about Pap and his dying mom, Smitty and...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Social Science / Sociology / General
Travel / United States / General
Social Science / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.97 x 8.97 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.74 Pounds
Author Biography
Laskas, Jeanne Marie (Author)
Jeanne Marie Laskas writes the "Significant Others" column for the "Washington Post Magazine," which reaches 1.5 million people weekly. A contributing editor to "Esquire," she also writes for "GQ," "Life," "Allure," "Redbook," "Good Housekeeping," "Health," "Reader's Digest," & "This Old House." She is the author of "The Balloon Lady & Other People I Know" & "We Remember: Women Born at the Turn of the Century Tell the Stories of Their Lives in Words & Pictures." She lives & farms with her husband, along with their poodle, mutts, mules, sheep, & other animals, at Sweetwater Farm in western Pennsylvania.


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