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100%: The Story of a Patriot
     

100%: The Story of a Patriot

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by Upton Sinclair
 

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The story of the "White Terror," and how "big business" pulled off the stunt of landing the "reds" in jail. It is the inside story of a "secret agent," and deals with half a dozen celebrated cases concerning which you have been fooled.

Show Excerpt e same moment one of the policemen lifted him to his feet.

"Can you stand up?" he demanded; and Peter tried, and

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The story of the "White Terror," and how "big business" pulled off the stunt of landing the "reds" in jail. It is the inside story of a "secret agent," and deals with half a dozen celebrated cases concerning which you have been fooled.

Show Excerpt e same moment one of the policemen lifted him to his feet.

"Can you stand up?" he demanded; and Peter tried, and found that he could, and forgot that he couldn't. He was covered with blood and dirt, and was an unpresentable object, but he was really relieved to discover that his limbs were intact.

"What's your name?" demanded one of the policemen, and when Peter answered, he asked, "Where do you work?"

"I got no job," replied Peter.

"Where'd you work last?" And then another broke in, "What did you crawl in there for?"

"My God!" cried Peter. "I wanted to get away!"

The policemen seemed to find it suspicious that he had stayed hidden so long. They were in a state of excitement themselves, it appeared; a terrible crime had been committed, and they were hunting for any trace of the criminal. Another man came up, not dressed in uniform, but evidently having authority, and he fell onto Peter, demanding to know who he was, and where he had come from, and what he had been doing in that crowd. And of

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ISBN-13:
9781497348080
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/05/2014
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. (September 20, 1878 - November 25, 1968), was an American author and one-time candidate for governor of California 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 his classic muckraking novel, The Jungle (1906).

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100%: The Story of a Patriot 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I know a Sinclaire!