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      “The Jungle” by Upton Sinclair, first published in 1906, is a seminal work of American literature that exposes the harsh realities of the meatpacking industry in Chicago. Sinclair’s novel follows the life of Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant who arrives in America with dreams of prosperity, only to encounter exploitation, poverty, and despair. Through Jurgis’s harrowing experiences, Sinclair sheds light on the appalling working conditions, corruption, and lack of sanitation in the industry.

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      Sinclair wrote “The Jungle” with the intention of highlighting the struggles of immigrants and the injustices they faced in the capitalist system. The novel’s vivid and often gruesome depictions of the meatpacking plants sparked public outrage and led to significant social reform. Most notably, it contributed to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act in 1906, aimed at improving food safety standards.

      “The Jungle” is not only a powerful social critique but also a compelling narrative of resilience and survival. Sinclair’s detailed portrayal of early 20th-century industrial America provides a poignant commentary on the American Dream and its often grim realities for the working class. The novel remains a crucial text for understanding the history of labor rights and the impact of journalism and literature on social change.

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      Publisher : Book.io

      First Publication Date : 1906

      Author : Upton Sinclair

      Genres: Classics, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Novel

      Language : English

      Word Count : 62,500

      Format : DEA (Decentralized Encrypted Asset)

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      Cover Art : Includes 4K hi-resolution book cover

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      Author Info

      Upton Sinclair

      Upton Sinclair (1878–1968) was an American author and social reformer best known for his muckraking novels and his advocacy for various social and political causes. Born on September 20, 1878, in Baltimore, Maryland, Sinclair wrote more than 90 books in various genres, including fiction, political novels, and social commentary.
      One of Sinclair's most famous works is "The Jungle," published in 1906. This novel exposed the harsh conditions and unsanitary practices in the American meatpacking in… Read More

      “The Jungle” is a novel written by Upton Sinclair, first published in 1906. The book is a muckraking work of fiction that exposed the harsh working conditions and unsanitary practices in the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century. Sinclair intended the novel to highlight the exploitation of immigrant workers and to advocate for socialist reforms.
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