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The Jungle

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Upton Sinclair

Narrated By: Grover Gardner

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: June 2011

Duration: 13 hours 20 minutes

Summary:

Here is the dramatic expos' of the Chicago meatpacking industry at the turn of the century that prompted an investigation by Theodore Roosevelt which culminated in the purefood legislation of 1906.

The Jungle is the story of Jurgis Rudkus, a Slavic immigrant who marries frail Ona Lukoszaite and seeks security and happiness as a workman in the Chicago stockyards. Once there, he is abused by foremen, his meager savings are filched by real estate sharks, and at every turn he is plagued by the misfortunes arising from poverty, poor working conditions, and disease. Finally, in accordance with Sinclair's own creed, Rudkus turns to socialism as a way out.

'The most famous, influential, and enduring of all muckraking novels.''Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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