The Jungle

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Upton Sinclair

Narrated By: Michael Lackey

Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC

Date: April 2014

Duration: 17 hours 25 minutes

Summary:

Jurgis Rudkus, an impoverished Lithuanian immigrant, takes a lowly job at Brown's slaughterhouse to support his young wife and their relatives. Once admiring America for its potential, Rudkus has found opportunities to be too far out of his reach. After being evicted, Rudkus is living in a slum and deeply in debt - unable to support his family. As he attempts to make ends meet, the oppressive working conditions and crippling poverty begin to take a toll on Rudkus and his family.

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