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The kid from Hoboken : an autobiography

Author: Bill Bailey; Lynn Damme
Publisher: San Francisco : Circus Lithographic Prepress, ©1993.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bill Bailey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bailey; Lynn Damme
OCLC Number: 27835027
Description: 424 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Book one. Jersey City Genesis --
Crimes, school and church --
The altar boy--disaster --
The war and Uncle Harry --
Hoboken--drama and petty larceny --
Hell's kitchen --
Confirmation and other hustles --
Introduction to "honest labor" --
Maiden trip to sea --
A Morgan line, a New Orleans whore --
From stowaway to jailbird --
Riding boxcars --
On the bum in Dixie --
The education of a hobo --
Different jungles, different people --
A dinner on the house --
At last, California! --
San Francisco --
Going home --
Book two. Booze and petty larceny --
The tombs--the trial, the prison --
A prison riot --
Trip on the hungry ship --
Conned by a whore and a company lawyer --
Case of the tragic stowaway --
Join the communist party --
Busted again --
A strike aboard the ship --
"Baltimore Soviet" and West Coast strike --
Organize in Norfolk --
Studying Marxism, falling in love --
Mediterranean adventures --
Ripping the swastika off the Bremen --
The SS California strike --
A beating by Baltimore cops --
All kinds of solidarity on a dollar line ship --
The 1936 Pacific Coast maritime strike --
Assignment in Hawaii --
Plantation strike in Maui --
Journey to war in Spain --
Somewhere in Spain... --
Book three. The lonesome ride home --
Go east --
The war years in New York, part one --
The expendable --
Dancing on Broadway --
The war years in New York, part two --
The problem characters --
Wagons west --
The ticket --
Cape Grieg --
The big ticket --
The PT boat --
The bomb --
The party under attack --
Selling the war --
Some knew him as a liberal --
"God bless you all" --
The Black Gang news --
Pacific Gas and Electric company --
The unAmericans --
The big chill --
The do-gooders --
Amen --
Et tu, Brutus.
Responsibility: by Bill Bailey ; edited by Lynn Damme.

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