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Flesh and Blood So Cheap: the Triangle Fire and Its Legacy

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ISBN-10: 0553499351

ISBN-13: 9780553499353

Edition: N/A

Authors: Albert Marrin

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On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City burst into flames.  The factory was crowded.  The doors were locked to ensure workers stay inside.  One hundred forty-six people--mostly women--perished; it was one of the most lethal workplace fires in American history until September 11, 2001.But the story of the fire is not the story of one accidental moment in time.  It is a story of immigration and hard work to make it in a new country, as Italians and Jews and others traveled to America to find a better life.  It is the story of poor working conditions and greedy bosses, as garment workers discovered the endless sacrifices required to make ends meet.  It is the story…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Publisher: Dell Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 2/10/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 9.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English