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A Novel

Set in Southern California during the early 20th century and revolves around the oil industry, depicting the rise of an ambitious and ruthless oil tycoon named J. Arnold Ross and and his son, James, Jr. or “Bunny”. The narrative explores the economic and social dynamics of the oil business, touching upon themes of wealth, power, corruption, and the exploitation of labor. The story inspired the 2007 movie “There Will Be Blood.”

First published in 1926 and 1927, this edition is derived from the original book. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.

Author(s): Upton Sinclair

Illustrator(s): None

Translator(s): None

Book Size: 6" x 9"

Pages: 336

Font Size: 12pt

ISBN: 9781649653628

ASIN: 164965362X

  • Paperback: Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
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About the Author

Upton Sinclair was an American author and social reformer whose impactful literary career left an enduring mark on both literature and politics. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Sinclair grew up in a family that faced financial challenges. His early experiences with poverty and inequality deeply influenced his later commitment to social justice causes. Sinclair attended the City College of New York and later pursued studies at Columbia University, where he began his writing career with novels and stories that explored societal issues.