Her book offers compelling insight into the fate of the modern American labor movement and, crucially, evidence for why the United States is increasingly divided between rich and poor.
~ Wilson J. Warren, author, Tied to the Great Packing Machine: The Midwest and Meatpacking
Lynn Waltz weaves in-depth interviews of key actors and court records with contemporaneous newspaper reporting into a compelling saga of the fourteen-year campaign to unionize the world’s largest meatpacking plant. Hog Wild is a valuable addition to the literature on workers’ struggles for better wages and working conditions in the meatpacking industry.
~ Donald D. Stull, coauthor, Slaughterhouse Blues: The Meat and Poultry Industry in North America