Any resemblance of the hardscrabble Southern Illinois community of Granite City, with its teeming, carbon-belching steel mills, to Heaven, is purely coincidental. But it looked like the Pearlie Gates to the Hungarian, Armenian, Yugoslavian and Macedonian immigrants, who left behind genocide and oppression, intent on building a better life for their families. Perceptions die hard and the impression of the inhabitants of the Lincoln Place "ghetto," the wrong side of the Granite City tracks, was not a good one. Enter the Men ...

Men of Granite 2007, Authorhouse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781434342683

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Men of Granite 2007, Authorhouse, Bloomington IN

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