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  • ISBN: 9781629234946 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 162923494X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 22 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : 2014.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Michael Lackey.
Summary, etc.:
Jurgis Rudkus, an impoverished Lithuanian immigrant, takes a lowly job at Brown's slaughterhouse to support his young wife and their relatives. Once admiring America for its potential, Rudkus has found opportunities to be too far out of his reach. After being evicted, Rudkus is living in a slum and deeply in debt - unable to support his family. As he attempts to make ends meet, the oppressive working conditions and crippling poverty begin to take a toll on Rudkus and his family.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Lithuanian Americans > Fiction.
Working class > Fiction.
Stockyards > Fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) > Fiction.

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