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Oil by Upton Sinclair
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Oct 03, 2008

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bookshelves: americana, los-angeles-pomona

Upton Sinclair drank my milkshake....he drank it up! I thought I was going to read a book about the oil industry in California circa 1920 but ended up with a book about World Communism. Oh well, at least it was interesting.
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Reading Progress

October 3, 2008 – Shelved
December 13, 2009 –
page 112
20.59%
January 3, 2010 –
page 220
40.44%
June 13, 2010 –
page 401
73.71%
Started Reading
June 27, 2010 – Finished Reading
February 7, 2015 – Shelved as: americana
February 7, 2015 – Shelved as: los-angeles-pomona

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message 4: by Brian (new)

Brian let me know if it has the milkshake quote.


Mark Brian you will be the first to know.


message 2: by Will (new)

Will Best review I've seen yet


Oldnomad Nonsense: it was about exploitation and political corruption: communism was simply one thread of the response by the exploited in this context and to similar situations in Europe.


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