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East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : John Steinbeck centennial edition (1902-2002)View 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 Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0142000655 9780142000656 9780142004234 0142004235
OCLC Number: 48177186
Notes: "Oprah's book club".
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 601 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.
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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 Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

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