Book #22: The Jungle

The Jungle

by Upton Sinclair

Journalist Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle to expose the exploitation of American factory workers during the early years of the twentieth century. The book, a shocking tale of conditions in a Chicago meat packing plant, led to federal legislation that formed what would eventually become the Food and Drug Administration.

For the reading project, I downloaded an electronic copy of The Jungle. At my standard font size, the book is 295 pages in length.

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