The Resource King coal: : a novel, Upton Sinclair, (electronic resource)

King coal: : a novel, Upton Sinclair, (electronic resource)

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King coal: : a novel
Title
King coal:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Upton Sinclair
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Language
eng
Summary
A child of privilege plunges into a world of oppression, violence, and danger in this gripping indictment of the coal-mining industry from the Pulitzer Prize<U+0096>winning author of The Jungle College leaves young Hal Warner feeling incomplete, with no sense of the "real" world outside its ivy-covered walls. So he leaves his life of privilege behind and signs on to work in a coal mine owned and operated by the General Fuel Company. But Hal finds out that there is nothing romantic about a miner's life when he is forced to work long hours under backbreaking conditions and treated as more expendable than his company-owned equipment. Hal befriends Mary Burke, a fiery miner's daughter and a passionate advocate for workers' rights. He gets caught up in the struggle to unionize, which brings him to the attention of his bosses and their powerful political allies. As Hal soon discovers, the powers-that-be will do anything to keep the unions out of Colorado's mines, even if it means getting blood on their hands. This ebook has been authorized by the estate of Upton Sinclair
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1878-1968
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Sinclair, Upton
Dewey number
813.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Coal mines and mining
  • Coal miners
  • Labor movement
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
King coal: : a novel, Upton Sinclair, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11553837
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multicolored
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MWT11553837
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11553837
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
King coal: : a novel, Upton Sinclair, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11553837
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553837
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11553837
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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