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John Steinbeck : a biography

Author: Jay Parini
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes information on The Grapes of Wrath (film), Of Mice and Men (film), Of Mice and Men (novella), Of Mice and Men (play), The Red Pony (film), etc.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Parini
ISBN: 0805016732 9780805016734 080504700X 9780805047004
OCLC Number: 30623994
Description: xxi, 535 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The fiction of origins --
The Stanford years --
In the wilderness --
A young buccaneer --
A true liking --
The heavenly valley --
The sorrow of his house --
The front line of poverty --
Writing the big book --
The road to canonization --
A very personal war --
"The genial famous man" --
An uncertain homecoming --
A new life --
"The pleasure of design and some despair" --
New thinking about writing --
The consolations of a landscape --
It must have been good --
A time for recovery --
"Bright is the ring of words."
Responsibility: Jay Parini.

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Includes information on The Grapes of Wrath (film), Of Mice and Men (film), Of Mice and Men (novella), Of Mice and Men (play), The Red Pony (film), etc.

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