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I would like to thank everyone who took the time to respond to my query on novels about working women. Responses included novels, biographies, and secondary sources. Here are the responses, listed in the order they were posted. Rebecca Harding Davis, _Life in the Iron Mills_ Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, _The Silent Partner_ Laura Hapke, _Tales of the Working Girl, Wage-Earning Women in American Literature, 1890-1925_ Anzia Yezierska, _The Bread Givers_ _Hungry Hearts_ _The Open Cage_ _Ararogant Beggar_ Meredith Tax, _Rivington Street_ Louise Erdrich, _The Beet Queen_ Sinclair Lewis, _Mainstreet_ _The Job_ Agnes Smedley, _Daughter of the Earth_ Fanny Fern, _Ruth Hall_ Louisa May Alcott, _Old Fashioned Girl_ _Work_ Harriet Wilson, _Our Nig_ Theresa Malkiel, _Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker_ Maimie Pinzer, _The Maimie Papers_ Ann Petry, _The Street_ Fielding Burke, _Call Home the Heart_ A Stone Came Rolling_ Grace Lumpkin, _To Make My Bread_ Myra Page, _Gathering Storm_ _Daughter of the Hills_ _Sing Heavenly Muse_ (a journal) Paula Rabinowitz, _Labor and Desire: Women's Revolutionary Fiction in Depression America_ _Calling Home: Working Class Women's Writings_ (an anthology) Pamela Fox, "The Revolt of the Gentle" in _Novel_ Ella Cheever Thayer, _Wired Love_ Lida A. Churchill, _My Girls_ Henry James, _The Cage_ Barnet Phillips, _The Thorsdale Telegraphs_ Dorothy Richardson, _The Long Day: The Story of a NY Working Girl_ Jane Smiley, _A Thousand Acres_ Dorothy Canfield Fisher, _The Home Maker_ Edna Ferber, _Roast Beef Medium_ _Emma McChesney and Company_ _The Girls_ O. Henry stories Nella Larsen, _Quicksand_ Barbara Neely, _Blanche on the Lam_) _Blanche Among the Talented Tenth_ Mario Puzo, _The Fortunate Pilgrim_ Miriam Cohen, _Workshop to Office_ Mary Heaton Vorse, _Labor's New Millions_ Josephine Herbst and Meridel LeSueur, _The Girl_ _Woman on the Breadlines_ Tillie Olsen, _Yonnondio_ Ellen Glasgow, _Barren Ground_ Zona Gale's short stories Flannery O'Connor's stories Eudora Welty's stories Zora Neale Hurston, _Their Eyes Were Watching God_ Edith Sumners Kelley, _Weeds_ Thanks again for all the great suggestions. Carol Toner