Second String Red : A Biography of Al Lannon, American Communist
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.
- Hardback | 208 pages
- 157.7 x 235.7 x 17mm | 421.46g
- 01 Feb 1999
- Lexington Books
- Lanham, MD, United States
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.