Category Archives: miners’ strike

BIG ANNIE AND HER TEN FOOT FLAG

Memories of my trip to Michigan continue to warm my heart as friends I met in the Keweenaw Peninsula send me pictures and beautiful comments about my books. This picture is of the exhibit Joanne Thomas created about Annie Clemenc … Continue reading

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WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

Today I’d like to write about strong women. One of the reasons I was attracted to the story of the 1913 Copper Miners’ Strike, was the part that real women played in it. Big Annie is finally getting her due. … Continue reading

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A GREAT TRIP TO MICHIGAN!

THE TRIP TO MICHIGAN WAS GREAT! I OUTSOLD MY BOOKS (again, even though I ordered three times as many!) The people were delightful, so very friendly and helpful. I was given honey from someone who keeps bees, thimbleberry jam—the fruit … Continue reading

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OFF ON MY BOOK TOUR!

<The days number down as I prepare for my trip to Michigan to promote my new book DRIVEN TO RAGE. If you’ve been following my blog you know it’s about the miners’ strike in 1913, and the Upper Peninsula—particularly Keweenaw … Continue reading

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UNIONS, STRIKES

The book reading/signing at Book Passage was a success. It was in San Francisco, so I didn’t expect many people, but we had a nice audience, and most bought the books. We also had an animated discussion during Q&A, which … Continue reading

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LABOR VS. MANAGEMENT

Tonight’s the night—my first book reading for DRIVEN TO RAGE. If you’ve been following my blog, you know the event is tonight, Monday 6:00 in Book Passage at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. I’m really looking forward to it. … Continue reading

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DRIVEN TO RAGE AVAILABLE!

GOOD NEWS FOR DRIVEN TO RAGE! Finally, after a plethora of technical difficulties with my template, my book is up and available for purchase! Yea! I am very excited about this. If you’re in the Bay Area, the Left Coast … Continue reading

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