XVI. Concluded-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

XVI. Concluded-"The Jungle: A Story of Chicago" - Upton Sinclair - Appeal to Reason

Jurgis Spends Christmas Behind the Bars

by: Upton Sinclair | publication date: July 29, 1905 | Publication: Appeal to Reason | journal issue: No. 504 | pages: 2

"Here they searched Jurgis, leaving him only his money, which consisted of fifteen cents. Then they led him to a room and told him to strip for a bath; after which he had to walk down a long gallery, past the grated cell-doors of the inmates of the jail. This was a great event to the latter—the daily review of the new arrivals—all stark naked—and many and diverting were the comments."

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

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