Hidden America : from coal miners to cowboys, an extraordinary exploration of the unseen people who make this country work /

Looks at the remarkable men and women whose low-profile accomplishments contribute to the running of the nation, from coal miners and oil rig workers to migrant laborers and air traffic controllers.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Laskas, Jeanne Marie, 1958-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2012]
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Table of Contents:
  • Underworld : Hopedale Mining, Cadiz, Ohio
  • Hecho en América : Migrant Labor Camp, Cherryfield, Maine
  • G-L-O-R-Y : Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Traffic : Air Traffic Control Tower, LaGuardia Airport, New York, New York
  • Guns 'r' us : Sprague's Sports, Yuma, Arizona
  • Beef : R.A. Brown Ranch, Throckmorton, Texas
  • The Rig : Pioneer National Resources Oil Rig, Oooguruk Island, off the shores of Alaska's North Slope
  • Sputter : I-80, Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa
  • This is Paradise : Puente Hills Landfill, City of Industry, California.