Michael McLaughlin reviews “The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America” by Jack Kelly. This nonfiction book "tells the fascinating tale of that terrible struggle" when "the stubborn and irascible Pullman became a central player in...the greatest battle between labor and capital [ever] inaugurated in the United States," according to The Wall Street Journal.
Michael McLaughlin is an attorney and educator.
The Friends of Albany Public Library host regular book reviews, author talks, and special presentations every Tuesday at 12:15 pm at the Washington Ave. Branch. (https://albanypubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/4809323)