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What did Upton Sinclair think about prophets?

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    Upton Sinclair

    Born September 20, 1878(1878-09-20)

    Baltimore, Maryland

    Died November 25, 1968(1968-11-25) (aged 90)

    Bound Brook, New Jersey

    Occupation Novelist, writer, journalist, political activist

    Nationality American

    Spouse(s) 1) Meta Fuller (1902-1911), 2) Mary Craig Kimbrough, (1913-1961), and 3) Mary Elizabeth Willis

    Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968), was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author who wrote more than 90 books in many genres. He achieved popularity in the first half of the 20th century, acquiring particular fame for his 1906 muckraking novel The Jungle. It exposed conditions in the U.S. meat packing industry, causing a public uproar that contributed in part to the passage a few months later of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act.[1] Time magazine called him "a man with every gift except humor and silence."

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