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Of men and their making

Author: John Steinbeck; Susan Shillinglaw; Jackson J Benson
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
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Brings together the great events of various decades, from countries as diverse as Vietnam, Britain, Morocco and Italy. Written by the author who is a journalist and novelist, this collection presents  Read more...

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Named Person: John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck; Susan Shillinglaw; Jackson J Benson
ISBN: 0141187239 9780141187235
OCLC Number: 52056090
Notes: Originally published: as America and Americans and selected nonfiction. New York: Viking Penguin; as Of men and their making. London: Allen Lane, 2002.
Description: 429 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Places of the heart. Always something to do in Salinas --
The golden handcuff --
A primer on the '30s --
Making of a New Yorker --
My war with the ospreys --
Conversation at Sag Harbor. Engaged artist. Dubious battle in California --
The harvest gypsies : squatters' camps --
Starvation under the orange trees --
From Writers take sides --
I am a revolutionary --
Duel without pistols --
The trial of Arthur Miller --
Atque vale --
Dear Adlai --
G.O.P. delegates have bigger, better badges --
L'envoi. Occasional pieces. Then my arm glassed up --
On fishing --
Circus --
Random thoughts on random dogs --
--like captured fireflies --
The Joan in all of us --
A Model T named "it". On writing. The play-novelette --
My short novels --
Rationale --
Critics-from a writer's viewpoint --
Some random and randy thoughts on books --
Nobel prize acceptance speech. Friends. From About Ed Ricketts --
Ernie Pyle --
Tom Collins --
Robert Capa. Adlai Stevenson --
Henry Fonda --
Woody Guthrie. Journalist abroad. Soul and guts of France --
One American in Paris (fourth piece) --
One American in Paris (thirteenth piece) --
Positano --Florence : the explosion of the chariot --
I go back to Ireland --
The ghost of Anthony Daly. War Correspondent. Troopship --
Waiting --
Stories of the Blitz --
Lilli Marlene --
Bob Hope --
Vietnam War : no front, no rear --
Action in the Delta --
Terrorism --
Puff, the magic dragon --
An open letter to poet Yevtushenko. America and Americans. Foreword --
E pluribus unum --
Paradox and dream --
Government of the people --
Created equal --
Genus Americanus --
The pursuit of happiness --
Americans and the land --
Americans and the world --
Americans and the future --
Afterword.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: America and Americans and selected nonfiction.
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; edited by Susan Shillinglaw and Jackson J. Benson.

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