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Mother Jones, the Most Dangerous Woman in America

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Traces the life and career of an Irish-born labor leader whose work began in the 1870's before the advent of strong unions and labor laws and continued for more than 50 years.
Hardcover, 246 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Crown Publishing Group (NY)
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Oct 19, 2008 Cat rated it liked it
Recommends it for: middle school teachers with an eye to easy social justice history
This is certainly not her autobiography (which I have heard is a pretty wild read); Atkinson's book is a young-adult friendly recapitulation of MoJo's struggles throughout Appalachia and in the mining towns of the West (primarily Colorado). Good as introduction -- not so good as substantive research.
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Shelves: gnostic
This was my book for Gnostic in January, so I got an early start. Very interesting woman, though this is not a true autobiography of her life, but more of an introduction. Amazing lady.
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