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The Jungle - Upton Sinclair, Anthony Arthur, Jane Jacobs
The Jungle
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This muckraking novel changed the course of history with its gruesomely detailed picture of the meat-packing industry. Historically accurate & humanistic, the book remains an invaluable mirror by which we may still examine ourselves & society today.
This muckraking novel changed the course of history with its gruesomely detailed picture of the meat-packing industry. Historically accurate & humanistic, the book remains an invaluable mirror by which we may still examine ourselves & society today.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812976236 (0812976231)
ASIN: 812976231
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 The Jungle
This book makes me appreciate not living through those times. It's horrific all that they went through. They try and try and try and just end up more impoverished. This story is about an immigrant family moving to Chicago after the Industrial Revolution. Factories were where most found work. Th...
Ladybug's Doodles
Ladybug's Doodles rated it
2.0 The Jungle
This was a good book up till the last 9 chapters or so. I became disgusted with Jurgis when he just up and leaves his family to their fate when his son dies. When Jurgis comes back he is upset a family member is a prostitute now. What did he expect? The book then devolves into why socialism is the b...
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4.0 The Horror of "The Jungle"
Imagine yourself standing in a puddle of blood, covering the entire floor. All around you is corpses, the dead hanging from the ceiling to bleed dry. The smell is so nauseous you don’t understand how such a disgusting mess turns into food for the people. This isn't a horror story or perhaps it is… ...
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4.0 Jungle: The Uncensored Original Edition
Imagine yourself standing in a puddle of blood, covering the entire floor. All around you is corpses, the dead hanging from the ceiling to bleed dry. The smell is so nauseous you don’t understand how such a disgusting mess turns into food for the people. This isn't a horror story or perhaps it is…Up...
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4.0 The Jungle: The Uncensored Original Edition
Wow. What more can you say about this book? The Jungle was the first "classic" I ever picked up on my own to just read for fun and it really hit me in the gut - no pun intended. The story really brings the nasty reality of life in the early 1900's to life. It also left me wondering how much bett...
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