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The MoneyChangers By Upton Sinclair
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The Moneychangers by Upton Sinclair, is a novel about the Wall Street panic of 1907.He tells the story of a family of players in the back door-deal, double crossing, and insider trading business in... More > the crooked stock market game. He tells of a financial disaster brought on "deliberately" by powerful capitalists intent upon the ruin of their rivals -- fundamentally evil people who live to out-maneuver one another. We are a nation, said Sinclair, fundamentally corrupt -- our government, our banks, our industries all seek personal ruin for its own sake. . . . Sinclair tells an engaging tale; if you don't know his work, you'd do well to take in and understand his paranoid vision. . . .< Less
The Metropolis By Upton Sinclair
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Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr., was an American author who wrote close to one hundred books in many genres. He achieved popularity in the first half of the twentieth century, acquiring particular fame for... More > his classic muckraking novel, The Jungle. In The Metropolis,Sinclair exposes the vice and extravagance of the New York rich.The book tells the storie of two brothers, one the antithesis of the other, are the mouthpieces which Mr. Sinclair uses respectively to shout forth the demagogue's selfish creed and to denounce it.< Less