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Feb 02, 2012 P.J. Sullivan rated it it was amazing
This is America as seen by a migrant worker in the early decades of the twentieth century. It is hard to believe that any one man could survive all this adventure, but Foster speaks with an authority that could come only from first-hand experience. Work camps, strikes, union organizing, life in prison, hoboing in the West, gales at sea off Cape Horn, it is all here, rip-roaring adventure in every chapter. These were the experiences that formed his political opinions. A member of many unions and ...more
Labor organizer and Marxist politician. Joined the Socialist party in 1901, later became a Wobbly, Syndicalist, and Communist. Three times a presidential candidate of the Communist party.More about William Z. Foster...