The Road to Wigan PierBook - 1958
In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of England. He went beyond his assignment to investigate the employed as well-"to see the most typical section of the English working class." Foreword by Victor Gollancz.
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1958
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: 232 p. ; 21 cm