David Thoreau Wieck
Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, History
Born: 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri
Deceased: 1997 in Albany, New York
The author spent his childhood in Southern Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
The author's mother (about who the book is written) was a labor organizer for the Progressive Mine Workers Union in southern Illinois. During World War II, he was jailed for almost 3 years for being a conscientous objector. After the war, he joined the editorial board of "Why?" which was later renamed "Resistance". He received a Ph.D.from Columbia in 1958 and began teaching at Rensselaer in Troy, New York. He taught philosophy and was a social anarachist theorist, well known in left wing intellectual circles.
Woman From Spillertown: A Memoir of Agnes Burns Wieck, SIU Press, 1991
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Woman from Spillertown: A Memoir of Agnes Burns Wieck
Release Date: 1991-12-10
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