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Collections Apartment , Penguin Classics , Owned but unread. Publication Penguin Classics , Edition: Reprint, pages. Description "For Billy, an aspiring writer struggling to reconcile his sympathy for the workingman with his middle-class allegiance to capitalist progress, the New York waterfront becomes a window on the world. User reviews LibraryThing member kylekatz. His father is a shipping magnate, but cannot adjust to the changing times and loses all his money.
The young man goes to Harvard and becomes a journalist. He writes about the great men of his class for a while, but gradually gets dragged into the plight of the working class. He writes about a strike of the stokers who make all the new ships go stoking the engines with coal in twelve hour shifts in awful conditions, but he can never quite reconcile his own life of privilege with the suffering he sees around him.
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In the end he stays pretty safe and nothing really changes, but he thought about the issues a lot. An incredible portrayal of New York's docks and dock workers. Awards Publishers Weekly Bestseller.
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