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[Download] ➺ The Women of Copper Country By Mary Doria Russell – Chickenshedcafe.uk In July 1913 twenty five year old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair She’s spent her whole life in the copper mining town of Calumet Michigan where men risk theirIn July 1913 twenty five year old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair She’s spent her whole life in the copper mining town of Calumet Michigan where men risk their lives for meager salaries—and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs The women labor in the houses of the elite and send their husbands and sons deep underground each day dreading the fateful cal.

L of the company man telling them their loved ones aren’t coming home When Annie decides to stand up for herself and the entire town of Calumet nearly everyone believes she may have taken on than she is prepared to handle In Annie’s hands lie the miners’ fortunes and their health her husband’s wrath over her growing independence and her own reputation as she faces the threat of prison and discovers a forbidden love On.

women free copper mobile country epub The Women free of Copper kindle Women of Copper mobile The Women of Copper Country eBookL of the company man telling them their loved ones aren’t coming home When Annie decides to stand up for herself and the entire town of Calumet nearly everyone believes she may have taken on than she is prepared to handle In Annie’s hands lie the miners’ fortunes and their health her husband’s wrath over her growing independence and her own reputation as she faces the threat of prison and discovers a forbidden love On.

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PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó Mary Doria Russell is an American author She was born in 1950 in the suburbs of Chicago Her parents were both in the military; her father was a Marine Corps drill sergeant and her mother was a Navy nurse She holds a PhD in Paleoanthropology from the University of Michigan and has also studied cultural anthropology at the University of Illinois and social anthropology at Northeastern Univer

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  1. Angela M Angela M says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBookMary Doria Russell is a wonderful story teller and it’s about time that I finally read one of her books I will no doubt get to some of her others because this one for me is deserving of five stars The writing is descriptive but not overly enough to give the reader a fantastic sense of time and place in the mining town of Calumet Michigan in 1913 where the mine workers endure dangerous working conditions meager pay checks and lo


  2. Dorie - Cats&Books :) Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBookWhat I was reading last year around this time No thought of the pandemic then Some books are so good it’s hard to write a review to do them justice this is one of those books I do not get emotional often while reading a book but this one tore at my heart for all of the injustice and inhumanity that the miners and their families had to endure A final tragedy that involved the deaths of many children brought tears to my eyesThe book takes place in Calumet Michigan which in 1913 had the largest copper producing mines in the United States than the mines in Colorado and others out West Located on the shores of Lake Superior it was an ideal shipping locationMuch of the focus of this novel is on the November 1913 strike and Annie Clements called Big Annie because of her tall


  3. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBook45 Such amazing courage in the face of unbeatable odds That's what my thought was when I finished this book A twenty five year old Roman who took on a copper Baron The year was 1913 and changes were coming to the mine but not good ones One man drills were not only dangerous but would cost many men their jobs The company owned them here in Calumet on the peninsula of Michigan Owned their houses the stores the banks and almost everything within view A death will be the impetus to strike and to strike nowWe will meet Mother Jones whose indefatigable spirit will lend support and money A Union organizers and a photographer and another woman who comes from afar to support and bring a fresh infusion of cash Most of all we will meet Annie and many other strong amazing women A grim novel some scenes touch the heart but all history


  4. Beata Beata says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBookI have often come across the reviews by my Friends of Ms Russell's novels over some time now and they are full of praise for her writing Now I can fully comprehend why The Women of the Copper Country swept me of my feet and I am certain this will be one of my top books of this yearI never heard of the Copper Country or Big Annie but now I am proud to have become part of the community who while reading felt for the miners and their families who could learn about their tragic experience and who probably benefit perhaps indirectly but still from Annie Clements and her followers' fight and spirit This is one of those novels that engage readers fully through the writing style and chara


  5. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBook”Charlie Miller took jobs on the surface and below it and everywhere he went the mine operators played the same games Docking wages when they pleased for whatever reason occurred to them Firing anyone who suawked Promising a price for ore then lowering the bottoms of the cars so they were deeper and you had to load for the same money Short weighting the trams Calling their paid for sheriffs and deputizing thugs to beat you bloody and run you out of town if you protested When the price of metals went down so d


  6. Carol Carol says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBookThe Hook After reading The Sparrow I'm a fan for life The Lines The last two books I've read have epigraphs by William Shakespeare I haven't checked to see if any are the same Isn't this interesting I could have left my line of choice blank and just thought about what the bard intended


  7. Sue Sue says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBookThis is why I read historical fiction To be taken back to a time that I don’t truly understand and to learn about the people and events This can o


  8. Jen Jen says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBookThis is a uniue and moving story about miners in the rural Michigan peninsula who worked in substandard conditionsIt’s also about a strong female character Big Annie Clements who fought bravely and courageously for the men of this town against the Big Bad company who owned it She attempted to bring in the union with the strength of thousands backing her but the collateral damage was enormous I am very much anti union However that being said I do believe unions served a time and place in history to ensure fair working conditions 8 hour days 5 days a week a safer working environment I no longer believe it has a place in society today but this is my opinion and I’m n


  9. Karen Karen says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBookBased on the real life of “America’s Joan of Arc” Annie Clements 23 years old she witnessed the injustices of the copper mining business in her town of Calumet in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and she formed The Women’s Auxiliary of the Western Federation of Miners and actively participated in the Copper County Strike of 1913 1914 The miners were working for a dollar a day in very haz


  10. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    PDF/EPUB Mary Doria Russell ó The Women of Copper Country Epub ã Women of Copper ó women free, copper mobile, country epub, The Women free, of Copper kindle, Women of Copper mobile, The Women of Copper Country eBookAnnie Klobuchar Clements “Big Annie” 25 years old nearly six feet tall a copper minors wifeknown as “America’s Joan of Arc”rebels against the largest copper mining company in the world in 1913 to 1914 set in the upper peninsula of Michigan The greedy evil vindictive capitalist James MacNaughton was President and Director manager of the Calument and Hecla Copper underground Mining Company in Calument Michigan MacNaughton’s workers were underpai


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