Sinclair followed his classic "muckraking" novel The Jungle with this powerful indictment of the inhuman treatment of coalminers. More than just a reformist's call to arms, Sinclair's spellbinding 1917 novel recounts the adventures of an idealistic, college-educated man who lands a job in a Colorado coal mine.
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King Coal (1917) is to the mining world what Sinclair's The Jungle is to the meat-packing industry. Through protagonist Hal Warner, Sinclair reveals the abuses faced by immigrant mine workers. Read full review
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