The cold millions a novel
—Walter, Jess, 1965-
Large Print
2020
4 available of 8 items

"Orphans Gig and Rye Dolan don't have a penny to their names. The brothers work grueling, odd jobs each day just to secure a meal, and spend nights sleeping wherever they can with other day laborers. Twenty-three-year-old Gig is a passionate union man, fighting for fair pay and calling out the corrupt employers who exploit the working class. Eager to emulate his older brother, Rye follows suit, though he can't quite muster Gig's passion for the cause. But when Rye's turn on the soap box catches the eye of well-known activist and suffragette Elizabeth Gurley, he is swept into the world of labor activism-and dirty business. With his brother's life on the line, Rye must evade the barbaric police force, maneuver his way out of the clutches of a wealthy businessman-and figure out for himself what he truly stands for."-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Brothers -- Fiction.
Day laborers -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Social conflict -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Working class -- Fiction.
Genre:
Historical fiction.
ISBN:
9780063029699 (trade paperback)
9780063029699
0063029693
Edition:
Large print edition.
Description:
518 pages (large print) : map ; 23 cm
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