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Riding the rails : teenagers on the move during the Great Depression

Author: Errol Lincoln Uys
Publisher: New York : TV Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the life stories of teenagers who rode the rails during the Great Depression in search of jobs. Depicts the physical danger, the cruelty of railroad detectives, the hunger and restless despair, the random kindness of strangers and the camaraderie among the travelers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Errol Lincoln Uys
ISBN: 1575001365 9781575001364 1575000377 9781575000374
OCLC Number: 44110298
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Errol Lincoln Uys.
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Profiles the life stories of teenagers who rode the rails during the Great Depression in search of jobs. Depicts the physical danger, the cruelty of railroad detectives, the hunger and restless despair, the random kindness of strangers and the camaraderie among the travelers.

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