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In the Kingdom of Coal An American Family and the Rock That Changed the World

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Lingua: Inglese


Pubblicazione: 09/2003
Edizione: 1° edizione


A former "Wall Street Journal" reporter tells the extraordinary story of coalthrough the eyes of two families--one the magnates, one the miners--over fivegenerations while locked together, for better or worse, in a common quest.

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


INTRODUCTION: The Message in the Necho Allen Hotel Leisenring and Givens family trees PROLOGUE: 'There Will Come a Time' PART I: MAUCH CHUNK 1.'A Rock That Burns' 2. A Route From the Mines 3. Holy Trinity 4. Boy Wonder of the Anthracite 5. Souls in Darkness 6. A Road Not Taken PART II: CONNELLSVILLE 7. The Ambitions of Henry Clay Frick 8. At War in the Coke Fields PART III: BIG STONE GAP 9. Starting Over 10. The Rise of John L. Lewis 11. Utopia Goes Union 12. Be Careful What You Wish For 13. Prelude to Murder PART IV: TO THE POWDER RIVER 14. The Age of Uncertainty 15. Riding the Roller Coaster 16. Nowhere to Hide EPILOGUE: A Hyacinth Blooms at Imboden APPENDIX 1.Chronology 2. Principal Characters 3. Notes 4. Bibliography 5. Acknowledgements 6. Index


Dan Rottenberg is a former Wall Street Journal reporter and the author of seven books, including Revolution on Wall Street: The Rise and Decline of the New York Stock Exchange. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, Forbes, Rolling Stone, playboy and Town and Country.

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Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 9 x 6 in Ø 1.55 lb
Formato: Copertina rigida
Illustration Notes:20 color images
Pagine Arabe: 320

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