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Upton Sinclair was a prolific author, committed socialist, and political activist who gained enormous popularity when his 1906 novel The Jungle exposed conditions in the U.S. meat-packing industry. In 1943, he earned a Pulitzer Prize for his series tale, Dragon's Teeth.
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Lithuanian Americans -- Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction.
Working class -- Fiction.
Stockyards -- Fiction.
Immigrants -- Fiction.