Studs Terkel – 2 Book Excerpts for his 100th Birthday!

May 16, 2012

 

Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of journalist Studs Terkel

Renowned for his oral history work, Terkel won a Pulitzer prize for non-fiction in 1985.

Here are excerpts from two of his best known books:

Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.

Paperback: The New Press, 1997

Originally published 1974.

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Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression.

Paperback: The New Press, 2000.

Originally published 1970.

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