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East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2012.
Series: Penguin fiction.
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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780241952498 0241952492
OCLC Number: 810410659
Notes: Originally published: New York: Viking; London: Heinemann, 1952.
Description: 728 pages ; 19 cm
Series Title: Penguin fiction.
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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