By (author) Cheri Register
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Packinghouse Daughter by Cheri Register
Book DescriptionA unique blend of memoir and public history, Packinghouse Daughter, winner of the Minnesota Book Award, tells a compelling story of small-town, working-class life. The daughter of a Wilson & Company millwright, Cheri Register recalls the 1959 meatpackers' strike that divided her hometown of Albert Lea, Minnesota. The violence that erupted when the company "replaced" its union workers with strikebreakers tested family loyalty and community stability. Register skillfully interweaves her own memories, historical research, and oral interviews into a narrative that is thoughtful and impassioned about the value of blue-collar work and the dignity of those who do it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060936846
Paperback / softback
(205mm x 136mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Harper Perennial
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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