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The Jungle

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The Meatpacking Industry

The story revolves around the life of Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant who comes to America with his family in search of a better life. However, the harsh realities of life in Chicago in the early 20th century quickly become apparent as Jurgis and his family face exploitation, poverty, and appalling working conditions in the meatpacking industry.

First published in 1905, this edition is derived from the original book and contains 23 footnotes. 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: 9781649653635

ASIN: 1649653638

  • 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.