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Bright web in the darkness


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Set in the San Francisco Bay area during World War II, Bright Web in the Darkness is a novel that illuminates the role of women workers during the war and the efforts of African Americans to achieve regular standing as union members. The central characters are two young women - one black, one white - who become friends in a welding class and qualify for the shipyard jobs opening to women as male workers are drafted. Sensitively and presciently written, this novel addresses social issues that still demand our attention. A ...

Bright Web in the Darkness 2012, Literary Licensing, LLC

ISBN-13: 9781258516116

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Bright Web in the Darkness 1997, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520209312

Revised edition

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