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Upton Sinclair

Sinclair, Upton (1878–1968), novelist and social reformer. He is best known for The Jungle (1906), a muckraking expose of the horrors of the Chicago meat-packing industry, and for an 11-novel cycle, beginning with World's End (1940), about world events and centered on the fictional Lanny Budd. Dragon's Teeth (1942), the cycle's third novel, won a Pulitzer Prize.

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