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2 edition of Hidden America found in the catalog.

Hidden America

Hidden America

finding stunning beauty and strange stories in secret places from coast to coast

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Life Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- United States -- Guidebooks,
  • Historic sites -- United States -- Pictorial works,
  • Curiosities and wonders -- United States -- Guidebooks,
  • Curiosities and wonders -- United States -- Pictorial works,
  • Photography, Artistic,
  • Landscape photography,
  • United States -- History, Local,
  • United States -- Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Life.

    Other titlesLife hidden America
    Statement[editor, Robert Sullivan].
    GenreGuidebooks, Pictorial works
    ContributionsSullivan, Robert, 1953-, Life Books (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE159 .H646 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24059666M
    ISBN 101603200649
    ISBN 109781603200646
    LC Control Number2008911808

    Hidden America From Coal Miners to Cowboys, An Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work (Book): Laskas, Jeanne Marie: 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. Apr 04,  · --Hidden in America-- From doomsday cults to biker gangs, from underground fight clubs to suburban swingers, Hidden In America shines a light .

    Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Sep 17,  · NPR's Neal Conan talks with Laskas about the people she met while researching her book, Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, An Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This.

    Mar 14,  · Hidden America by Jeanne Marie Laskas was published by The Penguin Group in September of at Hudson Street, New York, New York , USA. Hidden America is an amazing book that is both. Feb 09,  · An stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com "Must-Read Book"In Hidden America, award-winning journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas dives deep into her subjects and emerges with character-driven stories about the people who make our lives run every day?and yet we barely think of stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com the men of Hopedale Mining company in Cadiz, Ohio. Laskas spent several weeks with them, both.


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“Hidden America is a literary miracle. In effortlessly lucid prose, Jeanne Marie Laskas tells stories that spellbind precisely because they remind us of the center that quietly holds America together. Aug 17,  · The idea for Hidden America book AMERICA came from an article Laskas wrote for GQ about coal miners, and she includes them in her investigation.

She also interviews migrant workers, NFL cheerleaders, air traffic controllers, gun dealers, red angus ranchers, Alaskan oil rig workers, a female truck driver, and land fill workers/5(86). Aug 17,  · Hidden America is not just a good read, it’s an important one.”—Linda Ellerbee “Hidden America is a literary miracle.

In effortlessly lucid prose, Jeanne Marie Laskas tells stories that spellbind precisely because they remind us of the center that quietly holds America together/5(86). Sep 12,  · "Hidden America" was my third book by J. Laskas. A good book, interesting, various stories about "unseen" people who work in coal mines, at airports (flight control towers), rigs, cheerleaders, farmers (beef breeders) and cowboys and many more/5.

Hidden America. From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Hidden America book Work. by Jeanne Marie Laskas. email. Sep 17,  · Hidden America From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work.

by Jeanne Marie Laskas. About Hidden America. An stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com “Must-Read Book” Award-winning journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas reveals “enlightening, entertaining, and often poignant”* profiles of America’s working class—the forgotten men and women who make our country run.

Take the. In Hidden America, LIFE's editors explain the subtleties of our countrys history--and of its present day--with stunning, often beautiful and constantly surprising photography as well as evocative text.4/5(9).

In Hidden America, Laskas explores the way ordinary Americans live by getting to know her subjects and telling their stories with both creativity and compassion. Hidden America explores nine different occupations: mining, migrant farm work, professional cheerleading, air traffic control, gun sales, cattle ranching, oil drilling, long-distance truck driving, and landfill management.

This exchange is one of many marvelous surprises in Laskas’s new book “Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work.”. Sep 13,  · Jeanne Marie Laskas is the New York Times bestselling author of six books including Hidden America and Concussion, which inspired the Golden Globe-nominated film.

Formerly a contributing editor at Esquire, and a syndicated weekly columnist at The Washington Post Magazine, she has been writing for national magazines for 20 years, with work appearing in The New Yorker, The 4/5(19). Sep 03,  · Jeanne Marie Laskas is the New York Times bestselling author of six books including Hidden America and Concussion, which inspired the Golden Globe-nominated film.

Formerly a contributing editor at Esquire, and a syndicated weekly columnist at The Washington Post Magazine, she has been writing for national magazines for 20 years, with work appearing in The New Yorker, The /5.

Sep 13,  · Hidden America is essential reading.”—Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks PUBLISHERS WEEKLY AUG 27, In this thoroughly entertaining study of what some people do that other people would never do, journalist Laskas (The Balloon Lady and Other People I Knew) makes her subjects sing/5().

Jul 15,  · The treasure hunt book, The Secret, has clues to 12 hidden gems. Only two have been found. James Renner is on a quest to discover the others, and he invites you to join the hunt. HIDDEN AMERICA From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work by Jeanne Marie Laskas “[Laskas] succeeds in capturing the attitudes, concerns, experiences and sometimes the private lives of workers that most readers are unlikely to come into contact with.

hidden america From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work by Jeanne Marie Laskas. In the introduction to Hidden America, Jeanne Marie Laskas observes that “we become so familiar with the narrative [of celebrity culture] we forget that there are any others happening at all.” That’s how Kim Kardashian gets branded a success while the truck driver who brings valuable parts to factories is.

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Back for an exciting third season, America' s Book of Secrets goes deeper, farther and wider than ever in its unceasing effort to bring viewers the truth behind today' s most shocking headlines. Oct 08,  · The Hidden Nazi is a fascinating forensic detective story that reads like a great crime thriller.

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