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Upton Sinclair and the other American century

Autor: Kevin Mattson
Editorial: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2006.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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"Upton Sinclair was the first celebrity to run for governor of California. He published an eponymous magazine and lectured Americans on war, wages, diet, education, the media, and anything else he could think of. He wrote books fast, made important friends faster, and made enemies fastest of all. He won a Pulitzer, but not for the most important book he ever wrote, The Jungle. He wrote a book that Disney made into  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Biography
History
Biographie
Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Mattson, Kevin, 1966-
Upton Sinclair and the other American century.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2006
(OCoLC)607828808
Persona designada: Upton Sinclair; Upton Sinclair; Upton Sinclair; Upton Sinclair
Tipo de material: Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Kevin Mattson
ISBN: 0471725110 9780471725114
Número OCLC: 62161138
Descripción: x, 294 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenido: Introduction : The problem of being Uppie --
"A very devout and earnest little boy" : 1878-1892 --
"Would-be singer and penniless rat" : 1892-1904 --
Socialist "celebrity" : 1905-1914 --
War! --
"Prize prude of the radical movement" : 1920-1930 --
A brief intermission--Uppie goes to the movies : 1930-1934 --
I, Governor of California : 1934 --
Beyond California, toward a popular front : 1935-1939 --
Mr. Middlebrow goes to war again, hot and cold : 1940-1960 --
Socialist emeritus : 1960-1968.
Responsabilidad: Kevin Mattson.
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