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East of Eden.

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1952.
Edition/Format:   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: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
East of Eden.
New York, Viking Press, 1952
(OCoLC)571093587
Online version:
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
East of Eden.
New York, Viking Press, 1952
(OCoLC)608749141
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780140186390 0140186395
OCLC Number: 289947
Notes: "This autographed first edition of East of Eden is limited to fifteen hundred copies, of which seven hundred and fifty are for private distribution."
Description: 602 pages 22 cm

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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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