Break Their Haughty Power: Joe Murphy in the Heyday of the Wobblies: A Biographical Novel

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Joe Murphy, chased out of his Missouri home town by anti-Catholic bigots, hopped aboard a freight train & headed west for the wheat harvest. Within weeks, the 13-year-old Joe became a labor activist & organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW, or "Wobblies"). Eugene Nelson, a long-time friend of Joe Murphy, recounts many labor & free-speech struggles through the eyes of "Kid Murphy." The Wobblies were a dynamic mass movement in the 1920s, & this biographical novel relates Murphy's adventures in the wheat fields ...

Break Their Haughty Power: Joe Murphy in the Heyday of the Wobblies: A Biographical Novel 1996, Ism Press, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780910383318

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