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Author Rudacille, Deborah

Title Roots of steel : boom and bust in an American mill town / Deborah Rudacille

Publ Info New York : Pantheon Books, [2010]
Edition First edition
 PC  HD9518.S6 R83 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HD9518.S6 R83 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 290 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-274) and index
Contents Patriots -- Roots -- Dirt -- guns -- Unity -- Liberty -- Boom -- Smoke -- Justice -- Reckoning -- Legacies -- Scrap
Note Traces the history of a Maryland steel mill town where the author grew up as the daughter of a steelworker, a childhood during which she witnessed how the industry's decline and complicated social disputes put tens of thousands out of work
LC subject Steel industry and trade -- Maryland -- Sparrows Point -- History
Sparrows Point (Md.) -- Economic conditions
Sparrows Point (Md.) -- History
ISBN 9780375423680 :
ISBN/ISSN 9780375423680