VIII-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

VIII-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

by: | publication date: April 22, 1905 | Publication: Appeal to Reason | journal issue: No. 490 | pages: 2

"It was the holiday rush that was over, the girls said, in answer to Marija's inquiries; after it there was always a slack. Sometimes the factory would start up on half time after a while, but there was no telling—it had been known to stay closed until way into the summer. The prospects were bad at present, for truckmen who worked in the storerooms said that these were piled up to the ceilings, so that the firm could not have found room for another week's output of cans.:

Chapter Eight in Upton Sinclair's original serial for Appeal to Reason, the unexpurgated version of what became "The Jungle."

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