"I use Out of This Furnace as a first reading in my American History course because it provides an overview of the period, introduces the idea of industrialization from a worker point of view, and provides insights into immigrant ethnic communities in twentieth-century America."
—Lawrence Levine, George Mason University
super depressing and long. Hate that I had to even read this thing.Published 3 days ago by jmgalexander
Excellent read! It follows three generations of immigrants in the Pittsburgh area; highlights their lives and the labor struggle of the time period and area.Published 19 days ago by Staci Kuhlenschmidt
Quick delivery, great price. AND it was a used book to boot! Of course the story is fantastic; but then again that's coming from someone who basically lives in Pittsburgh.Published 20 days ago by Ryan Borgo
The book arrived as advertised...New. Perdect condition. I loved the book as it portrayed what my grandparents endured on coming to America from Slovakia and settled in W.PAPublished 1 month ago by Edwin J.
The book was fine but very very slow and hard to read. It could have been a great book if it wasn't so long and browning oh and descriptive.Published 1 month ago by Carly
I absolutely enjoyed this historical fiction book. Held my interest for many reasons. I am currently living in Pittsburgh, PA and found the book enjoyable to read because I know... Read morePublished 1 month ago by MagicDisny
I read this book for a class. I didn't expect to like it but I actually liked it. It's interesting.Published 3 months ago by Marilin Segura
Really gives you an idea what our ancestors went through, and their struggles. It's an easy read, that I didn't want to put down.Published 4 months ago by Joe
Really gritty but this is our heritage. Should read this juxtaposed to Carniege biography. WOW what an "EXTREMES" world we still live in to this day.Published 5 months ago by kathryn mcdonald