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Working
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Studs Terkel
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-26 - Publisher: The New Press

A Pulitzer Prize winner interviews workers, from policemen to piano tuners: “Magnificent . . . To read it is to hear America talking.” —The Boston Globe A National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestseller Studs Terkel’s classic oral history Working is a compelling look at jobs and the
Hard Times
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Studs Terkel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: The New Press

Recreates the character and atmosphere of this dramatic era in a collage of recollections by both well-known and obscure Americans.
The Studs Terkel Reader
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Studs Terkel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-26 - Publisher: The New Press

With a foreword by Robert Coles and a preface by Calvin Trillin. The Studs Terkel Reader: My American Century collects the best interviews from eight of Terkel's classic oral histories together with his wonderful original introductions to each book. Featuring selections from American Dreams, Coming of Age, Division Street, "The
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Studs Terkel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-26 - Publisher: New Press/ORIM

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize: “The richest and most powerful single document of the American experience in World War II” (The Boston Globe). “The Good War” is a testament not only to the experience of war but to the extraordinary skill of Studs Terkel as an interviewer and oral historian.
Hard Times
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Studs Terkel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Pantheon

Studs Terkel's classic history of the Great Depression.