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Upton Sinclair : California socialist, celebrity intellectual

Author: Lauren Coodley
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals Upton Sinclair's role as a social, political, and cultural reformer who was also a writer, filmmaker, women's rights advocate, and health pioneer, providing a new perspective on the activist's productive life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Upton Sinclair; Upton Sinclair; Upton Sinclair; Upton Sinclair
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Coodley
ISBN: 9780803243828 0803243820
OCLC Number: 830124332
Description: xvi, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Southern gentlemen drank, 1878-1892 --
Making real men of our boys, 1893-1904 --
Good health and how we won it, l905-1915 --
Singing jailbirds, 1916-1927 --
How I ran for governor, 1928-1939 --
World's end, 1940-1949 --
A lifetime in letters, 1950-1968 --
Afterword: A world to win, 1969-2011 --
Appendix A: Upton Sinclair's women friends --
Appendix B: Recommended readings.
Responsibility: Lauren Coodley.

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Will forever alter our picture of this complicated, unconventional, often controversial man whose whole life was dedicated to helping people understand how society was run, by whom, and for whom.  Read more...

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"Upton Sinclair is an asset for those beginning to impose order on the real-life and imagined women who help constitute Sinclair's legacy."-Laura Hapke, Working USA:The Journal of Labor and Society Read more...

 
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