Damaged Goods (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Damaged Goods (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Upton Sinclair
     
 

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This 1913 novel is an adaptation of the controversial play Les Avariés, by the French playwright Eugène Brieux, which featured the first frank depiction of sex and STIs. In Sinclair’s novelization, George Dupont, while engaged to his cousin, contracts syphilis, leading to a plot which aims to dispel the myths and spread knowledge about…  See more details below

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This 1913 novel is an adaptation of the controversial play Les Avariés, by the French playwright Eugène Brieux, which featured the first frank depiction of sex and STIs. In Sinclair’s novelization, George Dupont, while engaged to his cousin, contracts syphilis, leading to a plot which aims to dispel the myths and spread knowledge about sexually transmitted infections.

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ISBN-13:
9781411459502
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/23/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
159 KB

Meet the Author


Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) is best remembered for The Jungle (1906), his fictionalized exposé of the unsanitary and unfair working conditions that characterized the U.S. meatpacking industry. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1943. A lifelong progressive, he ran for the governor of California in 1934.

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Damaged Goods 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For everyone that does not believe that life and it's problems are recycled. You must read this little gem. For then you will see: there is nothing new under the sun.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago