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Analysis Of The Biography Of Upton Sinclair

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Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 20th 1978. Sinclair grew up in a broken household; his father was an alcohol salesman and killed himself drinking. While his mother would not even think about drinking alcohol. So these personalities naturally clashed. So Sinclair found some solace in books, Sinclair was a natural writer and he began publishing at the young age of fifteen years old. Sinclair started off going to school at a small college by the name of New York City College. This was just temporary as Sinclair would need time and money to move higher up to a form of better education. So as a result Sinclair took the initiative and he started writing columns on ethnic jokes and hack fiction for small magazines in New York. The money he earned writing these columns allowed him to completely pay for New York City College, and eventually enroll to attend Columbia University. Sinclair worked as hard as he possibly could to get into Columbia University and he was going to do the absolute best he could while he was attending the University. Since Sinclair needed extra money he began to write one novelette per week. He made hardly any money off of this novelette but he would take what he could get. Through college and ready to move on with his career as a writer and his life he began moving quickly. In 1900 Sinclair married Miss Meta H. Fuller. Sinclair had a child named David with her. The marriage was extremely tough though because both had very little money to work with and with the addition of his son it didn’t help...

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