King Coal : a Novel

By Upton Sinclair

King Coal : a Novel - Upton Sinclair
  • Release Date: 1968-11-25
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
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"King Coal" is based on the 1914 and 1915 coal strikes and follows Hal Warner, a rich man who wanted a look into commoners' lives. What he found there was abhorrent -- thus begins the tale of unionization and the advocacy workers' rights. Unionization, however, is easier spoken of than it is accomplished. It was a dangerous task -- for the leaders of the coal mines were hardened men, men who would not stop at petty threats and minor violence.

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