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Growing up in Coal Country

Author: Bartoletti, Susan Campbell Set In . . .
 North America, USA, Pennsylvania
Genre: Historical
Time Frame: Various
Published: 1996
Description:
Inspired by her in-laws' recollections of working in coal country, Susan Campbell Bartoletti has gathered the voices of men, women, and children who immigrated to and worked in northeastern Pennsylvania at the turn of the century. The story that emerges is not just a story of long hours, little pay, and hazardous working conditions; it is also the uniquely American story of immigrant families working together to make a new life for themselves. It is a story of hardship and sacrifice, yet also of triumph and the fulfillment of hopes and dreams.
  
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