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|Named Person:||John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dan Stone; Dana Gioia; Ed Harris; Ray Bradbury; Lawson Fusao Inada; Jay Parini; Richard Rodriguez; Susan Shillinglaw; Kevin Starr; Thomas Steinbeck; Susan Straight; Rick Wartzman; John Steinbeck; National Endowment for the Arts.; Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.); Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
|Notes:||"The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts, developed in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest"--Insert.
|Performer(s):||Narrated by Dana Gioia ; readings by Ed Harris ; featuring Ray Bradbury, Lawson Fusao Inada, Jay Parini, Richard Rodriguez, Susan Shillinglaw, Kevin Starr, Thom Steinbeck, Susan Straight, and Rich Wartzman.|
|Description:||1 sound disc (38 min., 30 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Radio program --
Bonus tracks: John Steinbeck describes his childhood to Eleanor Roosevelt --
Jay Parini on the self-education of John Steinbeck --
Ray Bradbury and Richard Rodriguez on the structure of The Grapes of wrath --
Susan Shillinglaw on Steinbeck's love of music --
Lawson Inada on the diverse migrant experience in California --
Thom Steinbeck, Ed Harris, and Susan Shillinglaw on the power of Ma Joad --
Rick Wartzman on the negative reactions to The Grapes of wrath --
Thom Steinbeck on how his father made him a reader.
|Series Title:||Big read.|
|Responsibility:||written and produced by Dan Stone.|