One Day Stronger: How One Union Local Saved a Mill and Changed an Industry--and What It Means for American Manufacturing

Thomas M Nelson (Author)
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$19.95  $18.35
Rivertowns Books
Publish Date
March 09, 2021
5.98 X 9.02 X 0.69 inches | 0.99 pounds

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About the Author

Thomas M. Nelson has been County Executive of Outagamie County, Wisconsin since 2011. He served three terms in the state assembly, including one as majority leader, the youngest in state history. He developed his passion for public service from his parents, who founded a Lutheran mission church in Combined Locks, in the shadow of Appleton Coated. Nelson holds degrees from Carleton College (BA) and the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (MPA). He lives in Appleton, Wisconsin, with his wife, Maria, and their two children, Mary and George, and Lucy, a Yorkshire Terrier.


"The book presents an engrossing courtroom drama, an acerbic indictment of bank policy that's also fair to the difficulties that business managers face, and communitarian paeans to blue-collar America: "This was my childhood. This was the American Dream." The result is a compelling story of a struggle for economic survival that strives to get beyond ideological polarization and highlight ways that unions, businesses, and governments can help ordinary people. An inspiring saga of grassroots political cooperation."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"A captivating and comprehensive account."-BookLife Reviews

ο»Ώο»Ώ"Tom Nelson is a compelling storyteller. He's a change-maker in an era when we need them. And someday soon he'll be a terrific U.S. senator."-Larry Tye, New York Times bestselling author of Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy