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The Good Hand: A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood, and Transformation in an American Boomtown

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The Good Hand: A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood, and Transformation in an American Boomtown - Smith, Michael Patrick F
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"A vivid window into the world of working class men and the value of hard labor, set during the Bakken fracking boom in North Dakota Shiftless and unsatisfied in his life, Michael Patrick Smith decided in his mid-thirties to seek out the hardest work he could find, to see if he could do it. He wanted to be a person, unlike his father, who knew how to work and get things done. He found himself in the oil fields of North Dakota during the Bakken fracking boom of 2013, where he spent a year as a swamper, assisting the truck ...

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The Good Hand: A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood, and Transformation in an American Boomtown 2021, Viking

ISBN-13: 9781984881519

Hardcover