The Jungle

(Bantam Classics)

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In this powerful book we enter the world of  Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian immigrant who arrives  in America fired with dreams of wealth, freedom,  and opportunity. And we discover, with him, the  astonishing truth about "packingtown," ... Continua
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)
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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 ...Continua
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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
Ha scritto il 19/01/09
This book will make you thankful for the blessings in your life. And you will become a vegetarian.
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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