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Hoffa

Author: Arthur A Sloane
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hoffa is a rich and colorful portrait of one of the most influential figures in American labor.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: James R Hoffa; James R Hoffa; James R Hoffa; James Riddle Hoffa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur A Sloane
ISBN: 0262193094 9780262193092 0262691566 9780262691567
OCLC Number: 22906131
Description: x, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The early years; the biggest small man in Detroit; at home and abroad; like confetti at a country fair; we admire the man who can deliver; Hoffa can take care of Hoffa; the lengthening shadow of the law and a stunning triumph; nobody talks back to Hoffa; "open end" contract administration; preference for the status quo; personal diplomacy, with significant interruptions; Chattanooga, Chicago, and the end of an era; No. 33-298 NE; the post-prison years; July 30, 1975, and its aftermath; Hoffa evaluated.
Responsibility: Arthur A. Sloane.

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"Hoffa is a welcome look at a legendary labor leader who fascinated America." Joe Dirck, The Plain Dealer "I may have faults, but being wrong ain't one of them." James R. Hoffa (1913-1975) While most Read more...

 
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