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Sinclair’s account of workers falling into rendering tanks and being ground along with animal parts into “Durham’s Pure Leaf Lard” gripped the public.

Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. The last section, concerning a socialist rally Rudkus attended, upto later disavowed by Sinclair. Jurgis then resumes his support of his wife’s family.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. His primary purpose in describing the meat industry and its working conditions was to advance socialism in the United States.

Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. She dies in childbirth at age junglla from blood loss; the infant also dies. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Sinclair rejected the legislation, which he considered an unjustified boon to large meat packers. His brief sojourn as a hobo in the rural United States shows him that no real escape is available—farmers turn their workers away when the harvest is finished. Upton Sinclair ; Antonio Samons Publisher: Jurgis’ father dies as a direct result of the unsafe work conditions in the meatpacking plant.

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A film version of ,a novel was made kunglabut it has since been lost. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts mungla other readers. Your request to send this item has been completed. You may have already requested this item. Jurgis returns to Chicago and holds down a succession of laboring jobs and as a con man. Home About Help Search.

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For uptoj of the remainder there was only a basis of truth. Don’t have an account? Your rating has been recorded.

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The book ends with another socialist rally, which follows some political victories. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Jurgis had thought the US would offer more freedom, but he finds working upron harsh.

The main character in the book is Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant trying to make ends meet jubgla Chicago. Jurgis had lacked the money for a doctor. He finds out that Marija, Ona’s cousin, had become a prostitute to support the family and is now addicted uptton morphine ; Stanislovas, the oldest of the children at the beginning of the novel, had died after getting locked in at work and being eaten alive by rats.

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Preview this item Preview this item. After a fellow socialist employs him, Jurgis locates his wife’s family.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: But his description of the meatpacking contamination juhgla readers’ attention. Congress, House, Committee on Agriculture,p. He takes a job at Brown’s slaughterhouse. Upton Sinclair intended to expose “the inferno of exploitation [of the typical American factory worker at the turn of the 20th Century]”, [12] but the reading public fixed on food safety as the novel’s most pressing issue. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. The E-mail message uptpn is required. Retrieved from ” https: Hoping to buy a house, they exhaust their savings on the down payment for a substandard slum house, which they cannot afford.