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East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : 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 Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. A strange and original work of art."--New York Times Book Review.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0142004235 9780142004234
OCLC Number: 678630937
Description: 601 p. : 18 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. A strange and original work of art."--New York Times Book Review.

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