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Author Russell, Mary Doria, 1950- author.

Title The women of the copper country : a novel / Mary Doria Russell.

Publication Info. New York : Atria Books, 2019.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Russell    New Books Pittsburg 2ndFl  DUE 10-24-19
Edition First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Description 339 pages ; 24 cm.
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Summary "In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the coal-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risk their lives for meager salaries--and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their husbands and sons deep underground each day, dreading the fateful call of the company man telling them their loved ones aren't coming home. When Annie decides to stand up for herself, and the entire town of Calumet, nearly everyone believes she may have taken on more than she is prepared to handle"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Clemenc, Ana K., 1888-1956 -- Fiction.
Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914 -- Fiction.
Women labor leaders -- Michigan -- Fiction.
Labor movement -- Michigan -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Subject FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
FICTION / Biographical.
ISBN 9781982109585
1982109580

 
    
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