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The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by Upton Sinclair . Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the lives of immigrants in the United States. Many readers were most concerned with his exposure of practices in the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century, based on an investigation he did for a socialist newspaper. The book depicts poverty, the absence of social programs, unpleasant living and working conditions, and the hopelessness prevalent among the working class, which is contrasted with the deeply rooted corruption of people in power.

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Sons of Anarchy:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
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This Television Episode shows The Jungle written by Upton Sinclair
Tara is reading this book while she and Jax are spending the day together on a blanket in country.

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Boss:
Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
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This Television Episode refers to The Jungle written by Upton Sinclair
Quoted in the opening scene with the doctor. "Life, for all its cares and its terrors is no such great thing after all, laborer or hog."

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