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"Monongah is an important book, long overdue."
Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor
"McAteer skillfully analyzes the tragedy, examining players on the company side from the upper levels of the rich and powerful to the mine supervision and operations level, while giving equal weight and voice to the immigrant groups that provided the vast majority of the victims... It is fortuante that a man of David McAteer's caliber undertook to tell the tragic story."
Charles McCollester, West Virginia History: A Journal of Regional History
"Monongah is a major scholary work, and another in a series of WVU Press offerings that tells previously untold stories about the people who really built West Virginia, and often suffered in doing so."
Ken Ward, The West Virginia Lawyer
"[Monongah] is a compelling, cautionary tale of avarice and corruption, as well as a testament to the ultimate resilience of exploited people."
Shirley Stewart Burns, The Journal of Southern History
"McAteer's work is undeniably significant and his extensive research is evident."
Joshua Stahlman, Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies