King Coal; a novel. With an introduction by Dr. Georg Brandes. Upton Sinclair.

King Coal; a novel. With an introduction by Dr. Georg Brandes.

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917. xi, 396p. [+ 7p. ads], first edition, original black cloth binding, spine faded, minor fraying along the edges, spine slightly sloped. *Rideout novel. Ahouse A23a who notes that the novel was based on the events at Ludlow.

"The adventures of Hal Warner, a young college student, in a series of coal-mining jobs. Hall develops a warm sympathy for the miners and becomes a close friend of the union organizer who is secretly signing the men up into the union. Although Hal is the son of a coal magnate he supports the miners when they strike. The strike is lost but union organization among the miners continues." *Blake, p. 239.

Cat.No: 160947

Price: $30.00