October 02, 2018
5.4 X 1.3 X 7.8 inches | 0.85 pounds
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About the Author
Ida Tarbell was an award-winning journalist during the Progressive Era of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She was one of the leading muckrakers of the period, exposing social and cultural ills and advocating for change. Born in an oil-rich town in Western Pennsylvania in 1857, she traveled the world in pursuit of new stories and interesting subjects. She died on her farm in Connecticut in 1944.
Elizabeth Catte is a historian and writer living in Virginia, and the author of What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia (Belt, 2018). She is an editor-at-large for West Virginia University Press and the co-founder of Passel, an applied history and consulting company. She lives in Staunton, Virginia.