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What Was The Jungle

  • Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon crew mercenaries are hired tobreak a wealthy Indonesian businessman's son from the influence of the Taliban in this #1 New York Times -bestselling adventure series. Jungles come in many forms. There are the steamy rain forests of the Burmese highlands. There are the lies and betrayals of the world of covert operations....

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a novel portraying the corruption of the American meat industry in the early part of the twentieth century. The dismal living and working conditions and sense of hopelessness prevalent among the impoverished workers is compared to the corruption of the rich. Upton aimed to make such "wage slavery" issues...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1906
  • Washington, D.C., 1972. Derek Strange has left the police department and set up shop as a private investigator. His former partner, Frank "Hound Dog" Vaughn, is still on the force. When a young woman comes to Strange asking for his help recovering a cheap ring she claims has sentimental value, the case leads him onto Vaughn's turf, where a local drug...

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2012
  • The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by author and socialist journalist Upton Sinclair. It was written about the corruption of the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century. The novel depicts in harsh tones the poverty, absence of social programs, unpleasant living and working conditions, and hopelessness prevalent among the "have-nots",...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2010
  • Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Upton Sinclair?s unflinching chronicle of crushing...

    Publisher : Pocket Books
    published : 2004
  • Who was the turn-of-the-century hipster? Who is free enough of the hipster taint to write this history without contempt or nostalgia? Why are we tempted to declare the neo-hipster moment over, when the hipster's "global brand" has just reached its apotheosis? A panel of n+1 writers, including Mark Greif, Christian Lorentzen, and Jace Clayton (aka...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2010
  • In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!

    Publisher : Penguin Young Readers Group
    published : 2013
  • The planet Venus, after the terraformers finished work and life on Earth ended, was a hell of aggressive mutations, the land and seas turgid with ragingly lethal lifeforms. Humankind lives in domed undersea Keeps--and only the mercenary naval troops called Free Companies venture to the surface to wage the Keeps' proxy wars. Ensign Brainard and his...

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 2011
  • A lonely schoolteacher reveals more than she intends when she records the story of her best friend's affair with a pupil in this sly, insightful novel Schoolteacher Barbara Covett has led a solitary existence; aside from her cat, Portia, she has few friends and no intimates. When Sheba Hart joins St. George's as the new art teacher, Barbara senses...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2004
  • Dotty, old and maybe crazy, sees The Wizard of Oz on TV, and recognizes it as her own story.

    Publisher : Small Beer Press
    published : 2013