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Out of This Furnace

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ISBN-10: 0822952734

ISBN-13: 9780822952732

Edition: 1976 (Reprint)

Authors: Thomas Bell

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Out of This Furnaceis Thomas Bellrsquo;s most compelling achievement.nbsp; Its story of three generations of an immigrant Slovak family -- the Dobrejcaks -- still stands as a fresh and extraordinary accomplishment. The novel begins in the mid-1880s with the naive blundering career of Djuro Kracha.nbsp; It tracks his arrival from the old country as he walked from New York to White Haven, his later migration to the steel mills of Braddock, and his eventual downfall through foolish financial speculations and an extramarital affair.nbsp; The second generation is represented by Kracharsquo;s daughter, Mary, who married Mike Dobrejcak, a steel worker.nbsp; Their decent lives, made desperate by…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 6/30/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English