"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
The trials and tribulations of the early Slovak settlers to the United States by following the life of one of them and his friends in the Steel Mills of Pennsylvania. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Kid Kotch
This is a history of the immigrant steelworkers as they moved to Pittsburgh, it follows three generations of families and their struggles. Read morePublished 18 days ago by loyal book clubber
I liked the story, and how it follows three generations of an immigrant family. Being a native of southwestern Pennsylvania, I was interested in the historical perspective. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Cassandra Jones
I bouht this kindle version together with Kindle paperwhite. Now I already returned Kindle paperwhite come together inside with this Kindle version. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bustaman Kartabrata
Fascinating story of the history of my home town of Pittsburgh and of my ancestors.Published 2 months ago by Spenser Amadeus
super depressing and long. Hate that I had to even read this thing.Published 2 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago by Edwin J.