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East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck; David Wyatt
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1992.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.; Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck; David Wyatt
ISBN: 9780140186390 0140186395 9780140187229 0140187227 0141185074 9780141185071
OCLC Number: 25631654
Notes: Originally published in the United States of America by The Viking Press 1952.
Description: xxx, 602 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.; Penguin classics.
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; with an introduction by David Wyatt.
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Set in the rich farmland of the Salinas Valley, California, this novel follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations hopelessly re-enact the  Read more...

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