King Coal

June 8, 2009|
King Coal by Upton Sinclair
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Upton Sinclair (1878 - 1968) wrote over 90 books in several genres. He was considered to be a leading social advocate. Because of his novel The Jungle, which dealt with conditions in the meat packing industry, The Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act were passed. Upton Sinclair has once again taken on an American cause. He writes about the life in the coal mining area of the Rocky Mountains. The miners are a varied group of European immigrants speaking various languages, making it difficult for them to unite in order to protect themselves against being exploited by the mining company. A young upper class American tries to get work in the mines so that he can observe for himself what the conditions are like.
Title:King CoalFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:328 pages, 9.25 X 7.5 X 0.69 inShipping dimensions:328 pages, 9.25 X 7.5 X 0.69 inPublished:8 juin 2009Publisher:Standard PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1438519842

ISBN - 13:9781438519845

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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