To See the Stars

To See the Stars It s and the shirtwaist industry in New York is making profits of million But the young girls who work in the factories earn barely enough to live on and their working conditions are brutal W

  • Title: To See the Stars
  • Author: Cynthia Mercati
  • ISBN: 0871299976
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Paperback
  • It s 1909 and the shirtwaist industry in New York is making profits of 50 million But the young girls who work in the factories earn barely enough to live on, and their working conditions are brutal When their pleas for help are rejected by the male dominated union, the young girls who work at Johannsen s Shirtwaist Factory band together to fight for a better life TheyIt s 1909 and the shirtwaist industry in New York is making profits of 50 million But the young girls who work in the factories earn barely enough to live on, and their working conditions are brutal When their pleas for help are rejected by the male dominated union, the young girls who work at Johannsen s Shirtwaist Factory band together to fight for a better life They endure beatings, starvation and even prison but ultimately prevail, as the shirtwaist girls win the first industry wide strike in American labor history However the girls real victory is in changing the way they see themselves not as victims, but as fighters and in discovering the power of sisterhood.
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    • Maureen says:

      Plays like this are literally the reason I hate reading plays. The synopsis on the back sounded so interesting, but within two pages I knew this was going to be a disappointment. "Show, Don't Tell!" came to mind so many times I could have been teaching an intro creative writing class in my own brain. The characters were flat, with essentially nothing but their accents and turn-of-the-century slang terms for various ethnic immigrants to distinguish one from the next, and the plot moved so quickly [...]

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