Second String Red

Second String Red : A Biography of Al Lannon, American Communist

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In this fascinating biography, Albert Lannon, son of Al Lannon, offers a scholarly look at his father's life and development as an American Communist. Beginning with Al Lannon's days as a teenage runaway and following his career in the Party, the author utilizes primary and secondary sources to document this extraordinary life in depth. Concluding the book with his own perspectives on his father's life, Lannon presents a unique and personal view of this important figure in American labor history. Second String Red will be of great interest to scholars of American trade unionism and communism.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 157.7 x 235.7 x 17mm | 421.46g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0739100025
  • 9780739100028

About Albert Vetere Lannon

Albert Vetere Lannon is the chair of the Labor Studies Department at Laney College and a contributor to Red Diapers: Children of the Communist Left.
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