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Upton Sinclair

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“You don’t have to be satisfied with America as you find it. You can change it,” wrote Upton Sinclair in 1962. He had spent his life doing just that through his writings and political activism. Born September 20, 1878, in Baltimore, Maryland, Sinclair began writing dime novels at the age of fifteen. By his death on November 25, 1968, he had completed more tan eighty books, twenty plays, and hundreds of articles dealing with virtually every social problem in the United States. He had helped establish the League for Industrial Democracy, gone to jail fighting for free speech a miner’s right... Read More

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The Jungle

Written by Upton Sinclair
Afterword by Anthony Arthur
Introduction by Jane Jacobs


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $11.00

In this powerful book we enter the world of Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian immigrant who arrives in America fired with dreams of wealth, freedom, and opportunity. And we discover, with him, the astonishing truth about "packingtown," the busy, flourishing, filthy Chicago stockyards, where new world visions perish in a jungle... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a paperback.

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The Jungle

Written by Upton Sinclair
Contribution by Morris Dickstein


Format: Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: September 1, 1981
Price: $5.95

In this powerful book we enter the world of Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian immigrant who arrives in America fired with dreams of wealth, freedom, and opportunity. And we discover, with him, the astonishing truth about "packingtown," the busy, flourishing, filthy Chicago stockyards, where new world visions perish in a jungle... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Jungle

Written by Upton Sinclair


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: July 29, 2003
Price: $1.99

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Also available as a paperback and a trade paperback.
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