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The jungle / Upton Sinclair ; with an introduction and notes by Maura Spiegel.

Authors: Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.
Call number: FIC SIN 2003
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, 2005, c2003.
Publication date: 2005, c2003.
Subject: Lithuanian Americans -- Fiction.
Working class -- Fiction.
Stockyards -- Fiction.
Immigrants -- Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction.
Series title: Barnes & Noble classics.
Title: The jungle / Upton Sinclair ; with an introduction and notes by Maura Spiegel.
Physical description: xxv, 374 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: "Published in 2003 by Barnes & Noble Classics with new Introduction, Notes, Biography, Chronology, Inspired by, Comments & Questions, and for Further Reading. Trade paperback edition published in 2005"--T.p. verso.
Summary note: A documentary novel portraying industry's conditions at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Sinclair's novel prompted public outrage which led President Theodore Roosevelt to demand an official investigation. This eventually led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug laws.
Biography note: "For further reading": p. 373-374.
Added author: Spiegel, Maura.
ISBN: 1593081189 (pbk.)
1593081642
LCCN: 2004115321
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Bib No.: 1065561