The jungle

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Presenting Peter Kuper's acclaimed adaptation of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with powerful imagery and bold interplay of art and text. "The Jungle", Sinclair's most influential novel, recounts the shocking tale of immigrant Jurgis Rudkus and his family, who find themselves at the mercy of a brutal system in the stockyards of Chicago. The original book's exposure of the dangerous, unsanitary conditions in the meatpacking industry created a public furor that led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act. The mood and atmosphere is captured beautifully by Kuper's art and text for this graphic novel adaptation of a classic book that is still read by high school students and many others to this day.

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Electronic books
FICTION / Classics
FICTION / Family Life
FICTION / Political
Fiction
Illinois -- Chicago
Immigrants
Immigrants -- Fiction
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General
Lithuanian Americans
Lithuanian Americans -- Fiction
Lithuanians -- United States -- Fiction
Meat industry and trade -- Fiction
Packing-house workers -- Fiction
Packing-houses -- Fiction
Political fiction
Poverty -- United States -- Fiction
Socialism -- United States -- Fiction
Stockyards
Stockyards -- Fiction
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 -- Fiction
Working class
Working class -- Fiction
Working class -- United States -- Fiction
title_displayThe jungle
title_fullJungle Sinclair, Upton.
The Jungle
The Jungle [electronic resource] / Upton Sinclair, Wade Greenberg
The jungle / Upton Sinclair
The jungle / Upton Sinclair ; foreword by Eric Schlosser ; introduction by Ronald Gottesman
The jungle [electronic resource] / Upton Sinclair
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Classic Literature
Electronic books
FICTION / Classics
FICTION / Family Life
FICTION / Political
Fiction
General
Historical Fiction
Immigrants
LITERARY CRITICISM
Literature
Lithuanian Americans
Lithuanians
Meat industry and trade
Packing-house workers
Packing-houses
Poverty
Social conditions
Socialism
Stockyards
Working class