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Steinbeck, John 1902-1968

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Most widely held works about John Steinbeck
 
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The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck( Book )
1,397 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 27 languages and held by 22,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a farm family's Depression-era journey from the Dustbowl of Oklahoma to the California migrant labor camps in search of a better life
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Book )
888 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 27 languages and held by 15,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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 lonelinss and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dream seems to be within their grasp. But even George cannot guard Lennie from the provocations of a flirtatious woman, nor predict the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George taught him"--
East of Eden by John Steinbeck( Book )
337 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 11,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks' and the Hamilton's--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. The story of two brothers, Aron is a clean-cut model student, engaged to be married, the pride of his hardworking father. Cal is a rebellious loner, sternly rejected by his father
The pearl by John Steinbeck( Book )
483 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 10,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a Mexican folktale, this is the story of a great pearl found by a poor fisherman, the sorrow it brought to his family, and how it was lost again
The red pony by John Steinbeck( Book )
409 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 24 languages and held by 9,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of a boy's journey to manhood under the joys and hardships of ranch life
Cannery row by John Steinbeck( Book )
515 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 9,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vividly depicts the colorful, sometimes disreputable, inhabitants of a run-down area in Monterey, California
Tortilla flat by John Steinbeck( Book )
754 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 32 languages and held by 8,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures and experiences of Danny, his friends, and his house set in Monterrey, California just before World WarII
The winter of our discontent by John Steinbeck( Book )
294 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 7,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethan Hawley, a descendant of proud New England sea captains, works as a clerk in the grocery store owned by an Italian immigrant. His wife is restless; his teenaged children are troubled and discontented, hungry for the tantalizing material comforts he cannot provide. Then one day, in a moment of moral crisis, Ethan decides to take a holiday from his own scrupulous standards
The moon is down, a novel by John Steinbeck( Book )
483 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 24 languages and held by 6,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steinbeck's comment on the moral and ethical implications of war, begins in an unknown town that has just been occupied by a small regiment of enemy soldiers. With no altenrnative, the Mayor of the town agrees to meet with the enemy to try to work out a plan for peaceful co-existence before the impending war goes much further
In dubious battle by John Steinbeck( Book )
206 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a strike among California fruit pickers
The wayward bus by John Steinbeck( Book )
272 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 4,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ambitions, dreams, failings, and innermost thoughts of a diverse group of passengers are revealed as they travel aboard a bus along the backroads of California
Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck( Book )
241 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 4,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of laughter and tears'from Doc, based on Steinbeck's lifelong friend Ed Ricketts, to Fauna, new headmistress of the local brothel, to Hazel, a bum whose mother must have wanted a daughter. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction and notes by Robert DeMott
The long valley by John Steinbeck( Book )
237 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 4,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of short stories, including "The Murder," "The Chrysanthemums," "Flight," and "The Red Pony."
Short novels: Tortilla Flat, the red pony, Of mice and men, the moon is down, Cannery Row, the pearl by John Steinbeck( Book )
126 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For contents and other editions, see Author Catalog
The acts of King Arthur and his noble knights : from the Winchester mss. of Thomas Malory and other sources by John Steinbeck( Book )
159 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 4,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling, in modern language, of Malory's tales of King Arthur and his knights
The short reign of Pippin IV; a fabrication by John Steinbeck( Book )
132 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satire on French politics follows the fate of amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal after he is drafted to rule the unruly French. Bored, Pippin is instrumental in starting a revolution
Cup of gold : a life of Sir Henry Morgan, buccaneer, with occasional reference to history by John Steinbeck( Book )
265 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 3,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Devoured by lust and greed, Morgan still had two ambitions; first to possess the mysterious woman known as La Santa Roja, and second, to conquer Panama." *** "Henry Morgan, a son of the Welsh glens, sails for the Indies at 15 where he is enslaved in Barbados before coming the lieutenant governor of Jamaica." *** "Henry Morgan ruled the Spanish Main in the 1670s, ravaging the coasts of Cuba and America and striking terror wherever he went. His lust and his greed knew no bounds, and he was utterly consumed by two passions: to possess the mysterious woman known as La Santa Roja, the Red Saint, and to conquer Panama and wrest the 'cup of gold' from Spanish hands."
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Recording )
84 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences
The pastures of heaven by John Steinbeck( Book )
258 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The insensitivity between neighbors leads to the gradual disintegration of a small California farm community
The portable Steinbeck by John Steinbeck( Book )
79 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 2,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a selection of the most notable of Steinbeck's writings, including the complete texts of The red pony and Of mice and men. Includes biographical notes and a chronology
 
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