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Doubleday, Page & Company, NY, 1906. 1st edition. hardcover. Fine. "The Jungle' is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878 - 1968). Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities... 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.' Sinclair was considered a muckraker... who exposed corruption in government and business... In 1904, Sinclair had spent seven weeks gathering information while working incognito in the meatpacking plants of the Chicago stockyards... " [Pub. Info] There is a protective mylar cover. Scarce in this fine condition. 1ST EDITION.
The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by author and journalist Upton Sinclair. This novel was intended to highlight the poverty and misery of the immigrant working class, but ultimately became more known as an expose of the American meatpacking industry during the early-20th century.
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- The Jungle [1st ed.]
- Sinclair, Upton
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- Used - Fine
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- 1st edition
- Doubleday, Page & Company, NY
- Date published
- American novelist, journalist, activist, immigrants, meat-packing industry, Pulitzer Prize
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- FICTION & MODERN 1STS; RARE & SCARCE;
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