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Rust Belt Boy : Stories of an American Childhood (Paperback) (Paul Hertneky)

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"These stories are specific to one legendary riverfront plateau and one boy's journey, but are emblematic of immigrant life and blue-collar aspirations during the heyday of American industry and its crash, foreshadowing one of the largest internal migrations in U.S. history. Approximately six million baby boomers, like the narrator, fled the Rust Belt. Another six million remained and stories of their youth, struggles, and aspirations echo throughout this book. Pittsburgh alone attracts die-hard affinitywith its scattered natives."--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 223.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Personal Memoirs
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ Pr of New England
Author: Paul Hertneky
Language: English
Street Date: May 3, 2016
TCIN: 50646617
UPC: 9780872332225
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-5360

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