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The Brass Check: A Study of American Journalism; Evidence and Reasons Behind the Media’s Corruption (Hardcover) By Upton Sinclair
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Turning his muckraking talents to journalism itself, Upton Sinclair exposes a variety of the news media’s ingrained biases and its agenda-serving corruption. Upton Sinclair became famous for... More > exposing filthy and inhumane conditions in the American meat packing industry at the turn of the 20th century. Following these revelations, new laws were made protecting factory workers and their conditions. Sinclair afterwards became a figure for condemnation – his personal life was scrutinized and subjected to spurious gossip and rumor, the cause being that the vast majority of newspaper corporations opposed his pro-worker, pro-regulation views. The title of this book alludes to a common practice in brothels: those frequenting these establishments would buy ‘brass checks’ to hand to the woman of their choice. Sinclair draws a parallel between such customers and the proprietors of the media, who delegate the promotion of their political, financial and social agendas to journalists willing to propagate such ideas.< Less
The Brass Check: A Study of American Journalism; Evidence and Reasons Behind the Media’s Corruption By Upton Sinclair
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Turning his muckraking talents to journalism itself, Upton Sinclair exposes a variety of the news media’s ingrained biases and its agenda-serving corruption. Upton Sinclair became famous for... More > exposing filthy and inhumane conditions in the American meat packing industry at the turn of the 20th century. Following these revelations, new laws were made protecting factory workers and their conditions. Sinclair afterwards became a figure for condemnation – his personal life was scrutinized and subjected to spurious gossip and rumor, the cause being that the vast majority of newspaper corporations opposed his pro-worker, pro-regulation views. The title of this book alludes to a common practice in brothels: those frequenting these establishments would buy ‘brass checks’ to hand to the woman of their choice. Sinclair draws a parallel between such customers and the proprietors of the media, who delegate the promotion of their political, financial and social agendas to journalists willing to propagate such ideas.< Less
Babbitt By Sinclair Lewis
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Babbitt, first published in 1922, is a novel by Sinclair Lewis. Largely a satire of American culture, society, and behavior, it critiques the vacuity of middle-class American life and its pressure... More > toward conformity. An immediate and controversial bestseller, Babbitt is one of Lewis’s best-known novels and was influential in the decision to award him the Nobel Prize in literature in 1930. Lewis has been both criticized and congratulated for his unorthodox writing style in Babbitt. As one reviewer puts it: “There is no plot whatever… Babbitt simply grows two years older as the tale unfolds.” Lewis presents a chronological series of scenes in the life of his title character. After introducing George F. Babbitt as a middle-aged man, "nimble in the calling of selling houses for more than people could afford to pay," Lewis presents a meticulously detailed description of Babbitt's morning routine.< Less
Pennies From Heaven By Kris Sinclair
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While clutching the handgun inside the pocket of his grey overcoat, it began to dawn upon Harry there would be no response to the knocks he had made on the front door of the flat. He began to... More > wonder how he would face Frederick without the money. Harry turned from the door and made his way to the top of the stairs. From where he stood, the second floor was beyond his view. He glanced down at his shoes that now glistened in the dim light of the corridor before taking the first step down the stairs.< Less
Jimmie Higgins By Upton Sinclair
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November... More > 25, 1968) was an American author who wrote nearly 100 books and other works across a number of genres. Sinclair's work was well-known and popular in the first half of the twentieth century, and he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1943.In 1906, Sinclair acquired particular fame for his classic muckraking novel, The Jungle, which exposed conditions in the U.S. meat packing industry, causing a public uproar that contributed in part to the passage a few months later of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act. In 1919, he published The Brass Check, a muckraking exposé of American journalism that publicized the issue of yellow journalism and the limitations of the “free press” in the United States. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upton_Sinclair< Less
100% By Upton Sinclair
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Prolific author and political activist Upton Sinclair throws the upheaval of the early twentieth century into sharp relief in 100%: The Story of a Patriot. In a matter of instants, a bomb blast... More > transmutes Peter Gudge's entire existence into chaos, and in the resulting pandemonium, he's forced to reexamine all of his values and beliefs.< Less
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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Tired of small text? Tired of small books? This high quality book called: The Jungle By: Upton Sinclair features a large 12pt font and high quality typesetting. Moreover it is 6"x9" in... More > dimensions.< Less
The Combined Maze By May Sinclair
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: May Sinclair was the pseudonym of Mary Amelia St. Clair (24... More > August 1863 – 14 November 1946), a popular British writer who wrote about two dozen novels, short stories and poetry. She was an active suffragist, and member of the Woman Writers' Suffrage League. May Sinclair was also a significant critic in the area of modernist poetry and prose, and she is attributed with first using the term stream of consciousness in a literary context, when reviewing the first volumes of Dorothy Richardson's novel sequence Pilgrimage (1915–67), in The Egoist, April 1918.She was born in Rock Ferry, Cheshire. Her father was a Liverpool shipowner, who went bankrupt, became an alcoholic, and died before she was an adult. Her mother was strict and religious; the family moved to Ilford on the edge of London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_Sinclair< Less
Babbitt By Sinclair Lewis
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Babbitt is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babbitt_(surname) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which... More > is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Harry Sinclair Lewis (/ˈluːɪs/; February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars. He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinclair_Lewis< Less
Rabbit Secrets By Maitland Sinclair
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