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East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1992.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Large print 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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
OCLC Number: 56505586
Reproduction Notes: Large print. Los Angeles, Calif. : Library Reproduction Service. 4 v. (641 p.) ; 22 pt.
Description: xxx, 602 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; with an introduction by David Wyatt.

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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 rebellious loner, sternly rejected by his father.

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