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East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: London, EN : Penguin Books ; Macmillan, ©1952 ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : John Steinbeck centennial ed. (1902-2002)View 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.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0670287385 9780670287383 0142004235 9780142004234
OCLC Number: 867934853
Description: 601 pages ; 22 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.

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