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Department of Languages and Literatures

Copeland's New Shell Games Video

Posted on Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Shell GamesClick here to see L&L's Jeffrey Copeland new video introduction to his book, Shell Games: The Life and Times of Pearl McGill, Industrial Spy and Pioneer Labor Activist.


Shell Games tells the true story of Pearl McGill, a pioneering labor activist in the twentieth century pearl button industry.  Set along the banks of the Mississippi, this book chronicles a story of murder, industrial labor unrest, and the struggle for safe and humane working conditions.  Go to to find out more about Shell Games and all of Jeffrey Copeland's books.