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The jungle

Author: Upton Sinclair
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : R. Bentley, 1971 [©1946]
Series: Fiction reprints
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant struggling in America.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Upton Sinclair
ISBN: 0837604001 9780837604008
OCLC Number: 149214
Description: viii, 342 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Fiction reprints
Responsibility: Upton Sinclair ; with the author's 1946 introd.

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Describes the conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant struggling in America.

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A must read!! It's a classic!

by davisb2 (WorldCat user published 2007-09-13) Excellent Permalink
This is a great book, published in 1906, especially from the historian's perspective. It was a book that after it was written, completely changed the Chicago stockyards. It was written about a Luthanian family who worked there during the beginning of the 20th century. Not many authors can be credited...
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Welcome to the Jungle

by davisb (WorldCat user published 2008-07-23) Good Permalink

Upton Sinclair wrote a classic. This book led to a change in the law. It should be read.

The book really is great most of the way through... The only downside is that in the end he comes to the conclusion that socialism is the solution to most of the problems of society... It does not fit with...
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