The Jungle (Paperback)

Author: Sinclair, Upton

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Product Overview

The classic 1906 novel, a political commentary on the conditions endured by factory laborers in Chicago that eventually led to the national reform of the meat packing industry and passage of pure food laws, presents the story of an immigrant family who struggles to survive in the New World. Includes a new afterword by Dr. Barry Sears.


Publisher New Amer Library Classics
Mfg Part# 9780451528049
SKU 30753948
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0451528042
Release Date 8/1/2001
Dimensions (in Inches) 7H x 4.25L x 1T
From the Publisher
Annotation Upton Sinclair's classic work of muckraking fiction tells the unsavory truth about Chicago's stockyards at the turn of the 20th century.
First Line It was four o'clock when the ceremony was over and the carriages began to arrive.
Editors Note Reissued to celebrate its 100th anniversary, this timeless story captures the horrifying conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant named Jurgis Rudkus who struggles to find a better life in America. Reissue.
Product Attributes
Book Format Pocketbook
Minimum Age 18
Number of Pages 0416
Publisher Signet Classics
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