The Truckers

THE TRUCKERS. Tommy Kerrigan and Helmut Knall are uneasy allies dedicated to transforming the nation’s largest union, the Truckers International Union, into a progressive force capable of dragging the American labor movement out of the quagmire that is sucking it under. Tommy emerges as a legendary hero experiencing great triumphs and tragedy.
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Words: 86,740
Language: English
ISBN: 9781452403441
About Kenneth Crowe

Kenneth C. Crowe was a labor reporter at Newsday and New York Newsday from 1976 to 1999. He is the author of COLLISION/HOW THE RANK AND FILE TOOK BACK THE TEAMSTERS. Published by Scribner's in 1993, COLLISION tells the story of the Teamsters' rank and file reform movement, culminating in the election of Ron Carey as president of the union.
Crowe won an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship in 1974 to study foreign investment in the United States. In 1978, Doubleday published AMERICA FOR SALE, Crowe's book on foreign investment in the United States.
Crowe was a member of the Newsday investigative team whose work won the 1970 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal.

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Review by: Ken Smith on Nov. 16, 2010 : (no rating)
The book is a lot of fun to read. Based on real events, but with a number of twists. Ken, please keep writing!
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)

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