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Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Jason Reeser - Goodreads

I may get back to finish this, but there wasn't much of a story here. The evidence of this is the way the author spends so much time on in-depth biographies of each character that appears. Long ... Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Nate - Goodreads

***SPOILER ALERT*** Packed with digressions, its more of a historical encyclopedia of its era than a tight narrative, this is a very well researched tome. The author's anti-union bias is hinted at ... Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - David - Goodreads

I've picked this book up several times over the past few years and only gotten through only a couple of chapters before getting distracted by other things I wanted to read. This time I persevered. It ... Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Susan Jaffe Pober - Goodreads

This sprawling book is not just big in size (754 pages of text plus more than 100 pages of notes and index) but massive in the breadth of its subject. The murder of Frank Steunenberg in 1905, former ... Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Gary Dale Cearley - Goodreads

This intensely alluring tome from Anthony Lukas was one of the most interesting books I have ever read - bar none. The killing of former Idaho governor Frank Steunenberg at his home and the whirlwind ... Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Duane Ricord - Goodreads

A wonderfully detailed, yet readable,labor history. Lukas breathes life into this turbulent story! Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Sallie - Goodreads

This book has been making the rounds of the Monroe clan for a few years, and I finally snagged it from daughter Dawn over Father's Day weekend. Interesting story made more so from the fact my great ... Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Chance - Goodreads

Great history of the Pinkerton's failed attempt to frame labor leaders for the murder of a former pro-business governor. Especially enlightening in these times of challenging corporate personhood. Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

The struggle between big business and the working man was much more visible than it is now. Read it and weep. Tough times for the working man are coming again. Read full review

Review: Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

User Review  - Joyce - Goodreads

It is embarrassing to admit that it took me about 4 years to read this, but so be it - it did. I will not say anything mean about the author, who has left this life, but clearly it appears to have ... Read full review


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