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The book is usually over-simplified by referring to it as an indictment of the meat-packing industry because it led directly to the passing of The Pure Food and Drug Act, but that... Read morePublished 29 days ago by M. McCrady
I was looking forward to a book about African/S. American rainforests. was disappointed.Published 1 month ago by On Time
Growing up very close to the stockyards in the 1960's I had no idea of what went on in there. Astonishing! Absolutey had nothing on Hitler compared to no respect for human life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Barbara Houtsma
Very mesmerizing throughout. Fascinating account of the poverty and hardships of immigrants just trying to stay alive with some sort of dignity.Published 1 month ago by Nana Vail
The story dragged in some places. A lot of the things the characters did made no since.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This book used to be required reading for high school and college civics classes. It should be required reading today.Published 1 month ago by Gordon Spear
If it weren't for school I probably wouldn't have read this. It's such a tough, slow read. I actually had to put the recorded version because I couldn't get through the pages.Published 2 months ago by E_Doyle
It certainly deserves its place as the classic treatment of working conditions in the meat packing industry before the enactment of the Pure Food and Drug Law early in the 20th... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Prof.Harold J. Spaeth, Ph.D., J.D.