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Trolley Folly

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By: (1869-1930)

Trolley Folly by Henry Wallace Phillips is a captivating novel that transports readers back in time to early 20th century America. The story follows a group of trolley car workers who find themselves at the center of a labor strike, fighting for better working conditions and fair wages.

The characters in the novel are richly drawn and complex, making it easy for readers to become emotionally invested in their struggles. From the charismatic leader of the strike to the conflicted trolley driver torn between loyalty to his employer and his fellow workers, each character brings a unique perspective to the narrative.

Phillips does an excellent job of weaving together historical detail with emotional depth, creating a story that is both informative and engaging. The tension of the strike builds throughout the novel, keeping readers on the edge of their seats as they await the outcome of the workers' fight for justice.

Overall, Trolley Folly is a thought-provoking and powerful novel that sheds light on an important period in American history. Phillips' writing is both evocative and compelling, making this book a must-read for anyone interested in labor history or social justice issues.

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This collection of eleven short stories is packed with Henry Wallace Phillips' offbeat humor. You will find a trolley car driver, bored with his route, who decides to drive around town instead. There are a couple of men unfamiliar with the basic properties of a canoe. And watch out for the curse of the chewing gum. Fun to read. Fun to record

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