Summary. The Postville community in Iowa is a living example of diversity, vitality, longevity, and resiliency. The book Postville U.S.A.: Surviving Diversity in Small-Town America is a thoughtfully written multi-authored book with several perspectives on the community’s struggles and successes. [Buy]
Our Interest. Because of its cultural richness and historical significance, several stories and first-hand reports have been written and published on the ResourcesForLife.com website about Postville, including:
- The 12 May 2008 Postville Raid One Year Later: What have we learned? – Federal Agents Invade an Iowa Kosher Meat Packing Plant
- A Vegetarian Visits a Kosher Slaughter House – Postville Iowa Meat Packing Plant
Who Should Read This Book. This most recent book about Postville offers an in-depth and thought provoking examination of many facets of life, religion, work, community, culture, and national identity. The writing style and stories are engaging. For this reason, just about anyone would enjoy and benefit from the book. It’s an excellent resource for anyone involved in community governance, and small-town revitalization. Learn more at www.PostvilleUSA.com
Video. Here is a brief video about the book.