Heat the Furnace Seven Times More

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Hutchinson, 1967 - Iron and steel workers - 192 pages
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When the author retired after a life-time spent as a steel worker, he first took O'Level English, then he settles down to write this account of the men and methods of the steel industry from a worker's perspective. His experience and memories cover the while of this century, for his father was also a furnace man. He has watched traditional ways transformed by modern mechanisation, has known times of prosperity as well as the dreadful desolation of the dole, and has always loved his craft.

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Contents

The Word is Goodbye i
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Facing Retirement
4
Where I was born
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