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Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, [1986], ©1945.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A group of California alcoholics, whores, and idlers form bonds of affection among themselves and with a biologist in post-World War II Monterey. Cannery Row focuses on the acceptance of life as is--both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual. Creating characters based on his memories of real inhabitants of Monterey, California, Steinbeck interweaves the stories of Doc, Henri, Mack, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0670202819 9780670202812
OCLC Number: 13096196
Description: 196 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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A group of California alcoholics, whores, and idlers form bonds of affection among themselves and with a biologist in post-World War II Monterey. Cannery Row focuses on the acceptance of life as is--both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual. Creating characters based on his memories of real inhabitants of Monterey, California, Steinbeck interweaves the stories of Doc, Henri, Mack, and the boys in a world where only the fittest survive.

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