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The Jungle

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Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a novel portraying the corruption of the American meat industry in the early part of the twentieth century. The dismal living and working conditions and sense of hopelessness prevalent among the impoverished workers is compared to the corruption of the rich. Upton aimed to make such "wage slavery" issues center-stage in the minds of the American public. Despite already being serialized, it was rejected as a novel five times before being published in 1906, when it quickly became a bestseller.


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Publisher: Duke Classics

Kindle Book

  • Release date: February 20, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781620113684
  • Release date: February 20, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781620113684
  • File size: 471 KB
  • Release date: February 20, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781620113684
  • File size: 465 KB
  • Release date: February 20, 2012


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Text Difficulty:7-9

Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a novel portraying the corruption of the American meat industry in the early part of the twentieth century. The dismal living and working conditions and sense of hopelessness prevalent among the impoverished workers is compared to the corruption of the rich. Upton aimed to make such "wage slavery" issues center-stage in the minds of the American public. Despite already being serialized, it was rejected as a novel five times before being published in 1906, when it quickly became a bestseller.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Duke Classics

    Kindle Book
    Release date: February 20, 2012

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781620113684
    Release date: February 20, 2012

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781620113684
    File size: 471 KB
    Release date: February 20, 2012

    Open EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781620113684
    File size: 465 KB
    Release date: February 20, 2012

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    Open EPUB eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    Text Difficulty: 7-9
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