X. Continued-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

X. Continued-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

by: | publication date: May 13, 1905 | Publication: Appeal to Reason | journal issue: No. 493 | pages: 2

"Trimming beef off the bones by the hundred weight, while standing up from early morning till late at night, with heavy boots on and the floor ankle-deep in blood, liable to be thrown out of work indefinitely because of a slackening in the trade, liable again to be kept overtime in rush seasons, and be worked till she trembled in every nerve and lost her grip on her slimy knife, and gave herself a poisoned wound—that was the new life that unfolded itself before Marija."

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

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