A searing novel of social realism, Upton Sinclair's The Jungle follows the fortunes of Jurgis Rudkus, an immigrant who finds in the stockyards of turn-of-the-century Chicago a ruthless system that degrades and impoverishes him, and an industry whose filthy practices contaminate the meat it processes
Author Upton Sinclair
Publisher OUP Oxford
Published Date 2010-08-19
ISBN 0191624918 9780191624919
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anna_howard_5947 shared a tip "Not about the animal kingdom, but the animal within us and our society. This book changed the world; let it change yours."
chemicalchica shared a tip "Such a great classic. Made me a vegetarian for over half of college."
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leanna_taylor shared a tip "Historical Fiction novel depicting an immigrants struggle to survive under inhumane working conditions and low wages in America."
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angela_haar shared a tip "Yikes. This book is 100% not a pick me up however I couldn’t put it down. Blunt, sad, eye opening."
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