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Travels with Charley in search of America

Author: John Steinbeck; Gary Sinise
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Audio, [2011], 1994.
Series: Penguin classics (Sound recording)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author John Steinbeck was 58 when he set out to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years. With his elderly French poodle, Charley, he embarked on a quest across America, from the northernmost tip of Maine to California's Monterey Peninsula. Traveling the interstates and the country roads, they stopped to smell America: trucker and strangers, old friends and new acquaintances. Steinbeck's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: John Steinbeck
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck; Gary Sinise
ISBN: 9780142429198 : 0142429198
OCLC Number: 707969203
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: ca. 8:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Gary Sinise.
Description: 7 sound discs (ca. 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Penguin classics (Sound recording)
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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Author John Steinbeck was 58 when he set out to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years. With his elderly French poodle, Charley, he embarked on a quest across America, from the northernmost tip of Maine to California's Monterey Peninsula. Traveling the interstates and the country roads, they stopped to smell America: trucker and strangers, old friends and new acquaintances. Steinbeck's poignant, perceptive reflections reveal the American character: a blend of unexpected kindnesses and racial hostilities, loneliness and humor.

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