Friday, November 21, 2008
Information and Review of The Locket
The following information was posted about The Locket by Suzanne Lieurance.
Description of Book:
Galena, an eleven-year-old Russian-Jewish immigrant, lives in New York City with her family and works at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory with her older sister Anya.
The factory pays low wages and has terrible working conditions, making Anya yearn to join a union. Soon a horrible fire guts the factory leaving Galena with painful, horrific memories.
Follow author Suzanne Lieurance in this dramatic historical fiction novel, as she describes Galena's using the support of friends, family, and Jewish traditions to inspire her to fight for workers rights.
5 out of 5 stars
A fast-paced, gripping story hard to put down.
May 8, 2008 By Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI USA)
Suzanne Lieurance's THE LOCKET: SURVIVING THE TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FIRE tells of Galena, who lives in New York and works at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory with her sister - until a horrible fire changes her life.
The fictionalization of a real historical event and the dramatization of early labor issues involves reader in a fast-paced, gripping story hard to put down.
Purchase The Locket: Surviving the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire at Amazon.com.
Thank you, Suzanne, for sharing information about yourself and your book with us this week.