Book Review: The Story of Industrial America – Mining Stories Vol One
By Jim Kissane ISBN 9798987432624
This is a book of stories, but so much more. A wealth of interesting workings of the mining industry are illustrated through their impact on the miners and their families. Jim Kissane takes us under the earth into some of the hardest working conditions suffered by those trying to make a life for themselves and their family. The unfairness of the mining industry and its toll on workers when dollars are valued more than lives and life. Mining Stories is illustrated with old photographs, diagrams, maps, and drawings that deepen the understanding. These stories were harvested from miners and their family members and filled in with the research of the mine and its equipment particulars. The stories are gripping accounts that shine a spotlight on a difficult industry in a very readable delivery.