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The jungle

Author: Upton Sinclair; Michael Lackey
Publisher: Holland, OH : Dreamscape Media, LLC, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Jurgis Rudkus, an impoverished Lithuanian immigrant, takes a lowly job at Brown's slaughterhouse to support his young wife and their relatives. Once admiring America for its potential, Rudkus has found opportunities to be too far out of his reach. After being evicted, Rudkus is living in a slum and deeply in debt, unable to support his family. As he attempts to make ends meet, the oppressive working conditions and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Upton Sinclair; Michael Lackey
ISBN: 9781629234922 1629234923
OCLC Number: 874773799
Notes: Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Duration: 17:22:00.
Performer(s): Read by Michael Lackey.
Description: 15 audio discs (17 hr., 22 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Upton Sinclair.

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Jurgis Rudkus, an impoverished Lithuanian immigrant, takes a lowly job at Brown's slaughterhouse to support his young wife and their relatives. Once admiring America for its potential, Rudkus has found opportunities to be too far out of his reach. After being evicted, Rudkus is living in a slum and deeply in debt, unable to support his family. As he attempts to make ends meet, the oppressive working conditions and crippling poverty begin to take a toll on Rudkus and his family.

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