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The Jungle: The Original Classic
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Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date September 4, 2015
Pages 358
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781517208592
ISBN-10 1517208599
Dimensions 0.81 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $14.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968). Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities. However, most readers were more concerned with his exposure of health violations and unsanitary practices in the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century, based on an investigation he did for a socialist newspaper. The book depicts working class poverty, the lack of social supports, harsh and unpleasant living and working conditions, and a hopelessness among many workers. These elements are contrasted with the deeply rooted corruption of people in power. A review by the writer Jack London called it, "the Uncle Tom's Cabin of wage slavery".

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About: The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968).

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