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Greg Nichols

Biography

Greg Nichols

Award-winning author and journalist GREG NICHOLS has followed his penchant for place-based reporting from the barrios of South America to the steel towns of western Pennsylvania. Nichols holds a B.A. in philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Emerson College. He lives with his wife in Los Angeles, CA.

Greg Nichols

Books by Greg Nichols

by Greg Nichols - American, History, Inspirational, Nonfiction, Sports

The Steel Strike of 1959 drove the iconic mill town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, into despair. But in a time of crisis, this small community just outside Pittsburgh found glory on its high school field as the Braddock Tigers had the national record for consecutive wins in their sights. This intimate chronicle recounts the striking workers who stood tall against the steel industry—and a setback in the Supreme Court—and whose strength was mirrored in the field heroics of steel-town boys on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons.