John Steinbeck


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    Literary

    Mar-2013

    A novel concerning the plight of the "Okies" - the refugee farmers and sharecroppers fleeing the dustbowl of Oklahoma. Attracted by the golden promise of California, they meet only with abject hostility, shame and destitution. ...

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    Historical

    Sep-2012

    It would be impossible to overstate John Steinbeck's enduring influence on American letters. Profuse with a richness of language, sly humor, and empathy for even his most flawed characters, Steinbeck's books are still widely read and deeply relevant ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2009

    A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of Steinbeck's brilliant short novels Collected here for the first time in a deluxe paperback volume are six of John Steinbeck's most widely read and beloved novels. From the tale of commitment, loneliness and hope i...

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    Literary

    Feb-2007

    The Library of American completes its authoritative four-volume John Steinbeck edition with this collection of the later works of an American master. It includes The Wayward Bus, published in 1947 and spans his works through his last published book, ...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2002

    This third volume in The Library of America's authoritative edition of John Steinbeck's writings shows one of America's most enduring popular writers continuing restlessly to explore new subject matter and new approaches to storytelling. The Moon Is...

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    Literary

    Oct-1996

    The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1995

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    Literary

    Oct-1994

    The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library...

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    General Fiction

    May-1993

    Before there was Viva Zapata , the acclaimed film for which John Steinbeck received Academy Award nominations for best story and screenplay, there was the original Zapata.In the research library of UCLA, James Robertson unearthed Steinbeck's original...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1986

    A riveting novel of labor strife and apocalyptic violence, soon to be a major motion picture starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Selena Gomez, and Zach Braff At once a relentlessly fast-paced, admirably observed novel of social unrest and the stor...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1986

    'A red pony colt was looking at him out of the stall. Its tense ears were forward and a light of disobedience was in its eyes. Its coat was rough and thick as an Airedale's fur and its mane was long and tangled.' Jody Tiflin is a ten-year-old boy, li...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1979

    In his first novel to follow the publication of his enormous success, The Grapes of Wrath," "Steinbeck s vision comes wonderfully to life in this imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling California s back roads, transporting the los...

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    General Fiction

    May-1977

    Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America’s greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and w...

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    General Fiction

    May-1977

    Age can never dull this kind of writing, writes the Chicago Tribune of John Steinbeck s dispatches from World War II, filed for the New York Herald Tribune in 1943, which vividly captured the human side of war. Writing from England in the midst of th...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1976

    The final novel of one of America s most beloved writers a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he ha...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1976

    From the mid-1650s through the 1660s, Henry Morgan, a pirate and outlaw of legendary viciousness, ruled the Spanish Main. He ravaged the coasts of Cuba and America, striking terror wherever he went. Morgan was obsessive. He had two driving ambitions:...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1976

    Ancient pagan beliefs, the great Greek epics, and the Bible all inform this extraordinary novel by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, which occupied him for more than five difficult years. While fulfilling his dead father s dream of creating a prospe...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1976

    First published in 1938, this volume of stories collected with the encouragement of his longtime editor Pascal Covici serves as a wonderful introduction to the work of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck. Set in the beautiful Salinas Valley of Californ...

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    Fantasy

    1976

    CAMELOT AS YOU'VE NEVER KNOWN IT... AS IT'S NEVER BEEN BEFORE... The glory and magnificence of the Arthurian legends recreated by Nobel laureate John Steinbeck in an epic fantasy alive with the magic of Merlin...the menace of Mordred...the romance...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1975

    An Academy Award-nominated screenplay from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.   The hitherto unpublished script for Viva Zapata! was written by John Steinbeck between 1948 and 1950; it is his only completely original screenplay. The film, ...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1970

    Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of Americaas greatest writers and cultural figures. We have begun publishing his many works for the first time as blackspine Penguin Classics featuring eye-catch...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1970

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    General Fiction

    May-1963

    In Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck s beautifully rendered depictions of small yet fateful moments that transform ordinary lives, these twelve early stories introduce both the subject and style of artistic expression that recur in the most important...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1962

    With his dog Charley, John Steinbeck set out in his truck to explore and experience America in the 1960s. As he talked with all kinds of people, he sadly noted the passing of region speech, fell in love with Montana, and was appalled by racism in New...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1957

    In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the mo...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1954

    In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad. Returning to the scene of Cannery Row the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monter...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1952

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1950

    The last of John Steinbeck s play-novelettes, Burning Bright was the author s final attempt after 1937 s Of Mice and Men and 1942 s The Moon is Down to create what he saw as a new, experimental literary form. Four scenes, four people: the husband who...

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    General Fiction

    1945

    Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juana, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Then, on a day like ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1945

    Unburdened by the material necessities of the more fortunate, the denizens of Cannery Row discover rewards unknown in more traditional society. Henry the painter sorts through junk lots for pieces of wood to incorporate into the boat he is building, ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1942

    A magnificent volume of short novels and an essential World War II report from one of America?s great twentieth-century writersOn the heels of the enormous success of his masterwork The Grapes of Wrath?and at the height of the American war effort?Joh...

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    Literary

    1939

    The Pulitzer Prize -- winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized -- and sometimes outraged -- millions of readers At once naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, rood novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wr...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1937

    "Steinbeck is an artists; and he tells the stories of these lovable thieves and adulterers with a gentle and poetic purity of heart and of prose." New York Herald Tribune Adopting the structure and themes of the Arthurian legend, John Steinbeck crea...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1937

    They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in Cali...

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