Synopses & Reviews
There are many voices telling many stories in this book. Immigrant miners, housewives, flappers, clubwomen, prostitutes, bootleggers, boxers, and newsboys all have their say... This is a tale full of the ironies and contradictions of life in Butte, of stories that helped people to persevere, flourish, and maintain a remarkable allegiance to a precarious community.
Table of Contents
Copper metropolis -- Habits of drink -- Manners and morals -- Born miners -- Ladies and gentlemen, brothers and sisters -- Imagination's spur : station KGIR -- Depression blues and New Deal rhythms.