Hidden America

Hidden America

From Coal Miners to Cowboys, An Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work

Book - 2012
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Looks at the remarkable men and women whose low-profile accomplishments contribute to the running of the nation, from coal miners and oil rig workers to migrant laborers and air traffic controllers.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2012.
ISBN: 9780399159008
0399159002
Branch Call Number: 305.562 LAS
Characteristics: 318 p. ; 24 cm.

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PimaLib_MaryG Dec 07, 2015

The appeal of this book is the subject matter - "ordinary" or people that make the world go 'round. And the individual stories are fascinating. However, I felt that the author could have been more insightful than she was.

Lookupbooks Mar 12, 2014

I felt as if I was right there with her.

hgeng63 Dec 03, 2012

Nice that Laskas is paying attention to these unseen workers, but I found these profiles to be thin & unfocused. A Mark Bowden or a Barbara Ehrenreich could have done better.

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