The Jungle

(Dover Thrift Editions)

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1906 best-seller shockingly reveals intolerable labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards as it tells the brutally grim story of a Slavic family that emigrates to America full of optimism but soon descends into numbi ...Continua
Sabrina Negri
Ha scritto il 16/06/12
Maybe things will be better in Chicago To leave all we've ever known For a place we've never seen [...] With my coat and my hat I say goodbye to all that Maybe things will be better in Chicago Tom Waits, CHICAGO (2011) ...Continua
Francesca Materassi
Ha scritto il 10/02/12
A classic exposure of capitalist exploitation
The first idea of this book was to expose the gritty cities and the meat packing industry of the period. Yet this book is also a warm, human tale of real human beings, beautifully written. It takes the reader through the pools of blood on the cutting...Continua
Fernando
Ha scritto il 09/09/10

A crude description of the life of the working class in the US in times of the industrial revolution. Society, state, work, can be very well said to be a jungle, where cruelty takes place everyday and only the strongest survive

TaraS
Ha scritto il 19/01/09

This book will make you thankful for the blessings in your life. And you will become a vegetarian.

Dave Sanders
Ha scritto il 07/01/09

The Jungle is an amazing book. I simply couldn't put it down as each chapter left you waiting to see what would happen next. I suggest this book to everyone. Provides insight into the eternal battle between employers and employees.


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