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Anthony Arthur
Anthony Arthur

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Anthony Arthur was a professor emeritus of literature at California State University, Northridge, and the author of five books, including three on twentieth-century American culture, politics, and history. Two of them were History Book Club and Military Book Club selections. The third, Literary Feuds, was a Book-of-the-Month Club selection in 2002. He was the author of Radical Innocent, a biography of Upton Sinclair, and also the co-author of Clashes of Will: Confrontations That Have Shaped Modern America. Anthony Arthur died in 2009, shortly after finishing this book.

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General Jo Shelby's March

Written by Anthony Arthur


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 17, 2010
Price: $12.99

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Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair

Written by Anthony Arthur


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $27.95

Few American writers have revealed their private as well as their public selves so fully as Upton Sinclair, and virtually none over such a long lifetime (1878—1968). Sinclair’s writing, even at its most poignant or electrifying, blurred the line between politics and art–and, indeed, his life followed a similar arc. In... Read more >
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Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair

Written by Anthony Arthur


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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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 >
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