Huddle Fever: Living in the Immigrant City

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Knopf, 1995 - Social Science - 302 pages
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A granddaughter of immigrants takes a penetrating look at Lawrence, Massachusetts, an industrial city that epitomizes America's past--and maybe its future. Schinto makes vivid Lawrence's history--the textile mills that were the birthplace of this country's industrial revolution, the huddled tenements, and more.

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Huddle fever: living in the immigrant city

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Journalist/novelist Schinto (Shadow Bands, LJ 12/88) focuses here on Lawrence, Massachusetts, a city that rose out of the Industrial Revolution to become home to European immigrants searching for a ... Read full review


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