"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
Bought this for my homeschooling daughter. She loves the rich, descriptive quality of the author's narratives.Published 9 days ago by Dorian Stanley
This is how America got its power. Yes winning wars and politics we learn in school but steel, industry, unions and people working so hard that many died while trying a better life... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stoney Richards
Wonderful. I grew up in that area and my Dad was one of those workers in the mines. I could relate to all of the information.Published 3 months ago by Harriet L. Batis
This is our second book. Loved reading it the first time and thought we should retread it. We are originally from Pittsburgh and my Dad, brother and uncles worked (and died) in... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Frank A. Cerar