John Steinbeck (U.)

by Warren G. French

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

Written in English
Published: Pages: 192 Downloads: 902
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Subjects:

  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Western stories,
  • American - General,
  • California,
  • 1902-1968,
  • History and criticism,
  • In literature,
  • Steinbeck, John,
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9642024M
ISBN 100805774246
ISBN 109780805774245

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John Steinbeck's Books John Steinbeck (–) was an American novelist, playwright, essayist, and short-story writer. His best-known work includes "Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath." He wrote a series of short stories set in his hometown of Monterrey, California, about the harsh lives of migrant workers there.

First published inSteinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic John Steinbeck book the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads—driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California.

InJohn Steinbeck was still an author determined to put his name on the map. Then he published Tortilla Flat. The book took off, receiving critical acclaim and selling wildly. This slim novella follows a man named Danny and his paisanos in the years following World War I.

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John Steinbeck, in full John Ernst Steinbeck, (born FebruSalinas, California, U.S.—died DecemNew York, New York), American novelist, best known for The Grapes of Wrath (), which summed up the bitterness of the Great Depression decade and aroused widespread sympathy for the plight of migratory farmworkers.

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During his literary career, he wrote 16 novels, 6 non-fiction books and 5 short story collections. He is best known for his novels Of Mice and Men (technically a novella), The Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden. The Red Pony (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) by John Steinbeck and John Seelye | Oct 1, out of 5 stars Author John Steinbeck | Submitted by: Jane Kivik Free download or read online East of Eden pdf (ePUB) book.

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During his childhood, Salinas had a population of aboutwas the county seat of Monterey County, and a trading and shipping center for the lower Salinas Valley.John Steinbeck (), winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, achieved popular success in when he published Tortilla Flat.

He went on to write more than twenty-five novels, including The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men.