Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of America's Bloody Coal Industry

Pricilla Long, Author, Priscilla Long, Author Paragon House Publishers $16.95 (0p) ISBN 978-1-55778-465-0
Coal mining, which has often violently shaped American history in terms of industrial capitalism, railroads and unions, is analyzed from its 13th-century English origins to the 1913-1914 Colorado miners' strike. According to PW , Long ``conveys vividly the perilous, filthy, exhausting work of miners, often in their own words.'' Photos. (Oct.)
Reviewed on: 09/30/1991
Release date: 10/01/1991
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