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By Meyer Levin

“A fantastic American novel—one of the easiest I ever read.” —Ernest Hemingway


For Chicago surgeon, Mitch Wilner, July 4th, 1937, all started as a customary holiday—a leisurely afternoon on the seashore together with his spouse and young ones. yet through the top of the day, a relaxed protest erupts in violence, as unarmed metal mill strikers are attacked by way of the neighborhood police strength, and Mitch is inadvertently thrust into the risky middle of the Little metal Strike.

In the times and months that persist with, Mitch witnesses firsthand the competitive strike-breaking strategies applied through the metal mill businesses, the superb brutality of the specialists, and the blatant corruption of the neighborhood executive and media. yet within the unionists, Mitch discovers a bond that crosses ethnic, category, and racial barriers, and actually embodies the spirit of the yank dream.

Inspired through the bleak occasions of Chicago’s ancient Memorial Day bloodbath, voters takes an unflinching examine a number of the darkest days in glossy U.S. hard work background, and the lengthy shadow they forged on next exertions flow and legislation. Mitch’s trip to appreciate and alter the realm round him will resound as essentially this present day because it did while Meyer Levin first released voters to nice acclaim in 1940.

“One of the simplest American writers operating within the real looking tradition.” —Norman Mailer

“[A] lengthy, robust, photographic novel.”—Kirkus Reviews

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