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Cannery row

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the din and stink that is Cannery Row a colourful blend of misfits - gamblers, whores, drunks, bums, and artists - survive side by side in a jumble of adventure and mischief. Doc, who owns the laboratory, is the fount of all generosity and wisdom. Everybody wants to do something nice for Doc: the trouble is, he always ends up paying. Packed with invention and joie de vivre, Cannery Row is Steinbeck's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Classical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780141045399 0141045396
OCLC Number: 861274299
Notes: "First published in the USA by The Viking Press 1945"--T.p. verso.
Description: xxiv, 147 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; with an introduction by Susan Shillinglaw.

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"In the din and stink that is Cannery Row a colourful blend of misfits - gamblers, whores, drunks, bums, and artists - survive side by side in a jumble of adventure and mischief. Doc, who owns the laboratory, is the fount of all generosity and wisdom. Everybody wants to do something nice for Doc: the trouble is, he always ends up paying. Packed with invention and joie de vivre, Cannery Row is Steinbeck's high-spirited tribute to his native California."--Back cover.

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