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East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1957.
Series: [Viking Giant. no. V.S. 503.]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView 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: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Movie novels
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
OCLC Number: 722251839
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, 1952.
"A Viking giant V.S. 503"--Cover.
Description: 573 pages ; 17 cm.
Series Title: [Viking Giant. no. V.S. 503.]
Other Titles: John Steinbeck's East of Eden
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 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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