The Tempering (Paperback)
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The Tempering (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 30/11/2000
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This work tells the story of Karl Kerner - the son of Irish and German immigrants - in the 1912 town of Canaan Pennsylvania. Karl is soon to turn 16 and must choose between leaving school for a life in the steel mills, or continuing his education. Which path will he choose?

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
ISBN: 9780822957416
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 203 x 140 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A well-written account of three teenagers struggling with growing up and striving for their individual dreams. . . . The realistic pictures of mill working conditions and the total power of the shop foremen give the readers a chance to see some of the reason for union organizing."
"--English Journal"
A well-written account of three teenagers struggling with growing up and striving for their individual dreams. . . . The realistic pictures of mill working conditions and the total power of the shop foremen give the readers a chance to see some of the reason for union organizing.
"--English Journal""

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