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East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria : Penguin Group (Australia), Toronto : Penguin Books, 2012. 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Reissued edition
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California's fertile Salinas Valley is home to two families whose destinies are fruitfully, and fatally, intertwined. Over the generations, between the beginning of the 20th Century and the end of the First World War, the Trasks and the Hamiltons will helplessly replay the fall of Adam and Eve and the murderous rivalry of Cain and Abel.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0141185074 9780141185071 9780241952498 0241952492
OCLC Number: 670300288
Notes: Originally published: Viking Press : United States of America, 1952.
This edition published: United States of American : Penguin Books, 1992.
Description: 727 pages
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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Follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations hopelessly re-enact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.  Read more...

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