I, Governor of California and How I Ended Poverty. A True Story of the Future

TitleI, Governor of California and How I Ended Poverty. A True Story of the Future
Year for Search1933
AuthorsSinclair, Upton [Beall](1878-1968)
PublisherUpton Sinclair
Place PublishedLos Angeles, CA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Sinclair’s vision of the future after he has been elected Governor of California. His platform centered on EPIC (End Poverty in California), which included proposals for public ownership and transitional reforms, both to be achieved through election. See also his I, Candidate for Governor and How I Got Licked. Pasadena, CA: Author, [1935?]. Rpt. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. UK ed. as How I Got Licked and Why. London: T. Werner Laurie, 1935. The book was originally serialized in 1934 in daily installments in fifty U. S. newspapers. See also 1935 Sinclair and his The Epic Plan for California [New York: Farrar & Rinehart], 1934, which includes, separately paged, I, Governor of California. A True Story of the Future (64 pp.), Epic Answers (32 pp.), The Lie Factory Starts (64 pp.), and Immediate Epic (35 pp.).

Additional Publishers

UK ed. London: T. Werner Laurie, 1933.

Info Notes

Sinclair wrote a number of utopias; see 1903, 1907, 19141933 The Way Out, 1934, 1935 (2), 1936, 1948, and 1950 Sinclair.

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Author Note

(1878-1968)

Full Text

1933 Sinclair, Upton [Beall] (1878-1968). I, Governor of California and How I Ended Poverty. A True Story of the Future. Los Angeles, CA: Upton Sinclair. U. K. ed. London: T. Werner Laurie, 1933. L

Sinclair’s vision of the future after he has been elected Governor of California. His platform centered on EPIC (End Poverty in California), which included proposals for public ownership and transitional reforms, both to be achieved through election. See also his I, Candidate for Governor and How I Got Licked. Pasadena, CA: Author, [1935?]. Rpt. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. U. K. ed. as How I Got Licked and Why. London: T. Werner Laurie, 1935. The book was originally serialized in 1934 in daily installments in fifty U. S. newspapers. See also 1935 Sinclair and his The Epic Plan for California [New York: Farrar & Rinehart], 1934, which includes, separately paged, I, Governor of California. A True Story of the Future (64 pp.), Epic Answers (32 pp.), The Lie Factory Starts (64 pp.), and Immediate Epic (35 pp.).