Another eye-opening book that I should have read long ago but am glad I finally got around to it.
Sinclair's purpose with this book is to tout the panacea of socialism in a world that many increasingly saw as controlled by rampant big business.
This book shows the treatment of immigrants and their living conditions in early 20th century Chicago.
Again, this book has so much impact. The second reading was as amazing as the first, twenty years ago.Published 21 days ago by Joan Bird
Wonderful to read the un censored version. It was a sad but true portrayal of the plight of the thousands of east European immigrants at the turn of the twentieth century.Published 1 month ago by Nigel R.
Great book. It is awesome that the stock yard gate is still standing in Chicago.Published 3 months ago by Jen
Slow to get into, the rants at the end got old, but was engrossed by the story Sinclair tells. Why don't we know these things about our past and how similar today is to 100 years... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Diana
This book was very hard to get into for the first 5-7 chapters. But once I got into it, it was a good read! Starts off with the basic American dream of a better life. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Thomas Gordon
I had no idea this latest uncensored edition existed until I read through all the options on Amazon. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Red Bear