In the Kingdom of Coal: An American Family and the Rock That Changed the World

In the Kingdom of Coal: An American Family and the Rock That Changed the World

by Dan Rottenberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415935227
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/30/2003
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,027,021
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)
Lexile: 1370L (what's this?)

About the Author

Dan Rottenberg is a former Wall Street Journal reporter and the author of seven books, including Revolution on Wall Street: The Rise and Decline of the New York Stock Exchange. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, Forbes, Rolling Stone, playboy and Town and Country.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: The Message in the Necho Allen Hotel
Leisenring and Givens family trees
PROLOGUE: 'There Will Come a Time'
PART I: MAUCH CHUNK
1.'A Rock That Burns'
2. A Route From the Mines
3. Holy Trinity
4. Boy Wonder of the Anthracite
5. Souls in Darkness
6. A Road Not Taken
PART II: CONNELLSVILLE
7. The Ambitions of Henry Clay Frick
8. At War in the Coke Fields
PART III: BIG STONE GAP
9. Starting Over
10. The Rise of John L. Lewis
11. Utopia Goes Union
12. Be Careful What You Wish For
13. Prelude to Murder
PART IV: TO THE POWDER RIVER
14. The Age of Uncertainty
15. Riding the Roller Coaster
16. Nowhere to Hide
EPILOGUE: A Hyacinth Blooms at Imboden
APPENDIX
1.Chronology
2. Principal Characters
3. Notes
4. Bibliography
5. Acknowledgements
6. Index

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