Books by Upton Sinclair
List with a summary of the featured bibliography of the author Upton Sinclair, with a brief synopsis of each recommended book.
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Literary genres: Novels - Fiction and Literature
Book: The Jungle
Author: Upton Sinclair
Description: Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a vivid portrait of life and death in a turn-of-the-century American meat-packing factory. A grim indictment that led to government regulations of the food industry, The Jungle is Sinclair's extraordinary contribution to literature and social reform.
1906 bestseller shockingly reveals intolerable labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards as it tells the brutally grim story of a Slavic family that emigrates to America full of optimism but soon... (keep reading...)