by Upton Sinclair
Editor: Dover Publications Inc.
Enjoy this book on your E-Reader and in the format you prefer
An ardent activist, champion of political reform, novelist, and journalist, Upton Sinclair is perhaps best known today for The Jungle, his devastating expose to the meat packing industryA Romanesque demonstration which he published privately in 1906, the book was a shocking revelation of intolerable working practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago cattle pensIt quickly became a bestseller, arousing public opinion and resulting in such federal laws as the Pure Food and Drug ActThe brutally dark story of a Slavic family who emigrates to America, The Jungle tells their rapid and inexorable descent into the torpor of poverty, the moral, social and economic degradation of despairVulnerable and isolated, the family of Jurgis Rudkus struggles, in vain, to survive in the urban jungleA powerful view of the turn-of-the-century of poverty, corruption and corruption, this fiercely realistic classic American, is still a compulsory reading in much of class history and literature.It will continue to haunt readers long after they have finished the last page
In this site we encourage writing and creativity.