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The winter of our discontent

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : The Viking Press, [1961] ©1961
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats
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Ethan Hawley, a descendant of proud New England sea captains, works as a clerk in the grocery store owned by an Italian immigrant. His wife is restless, his teenaged children are troubled and discontented, hungry for the tantalizing material comforts he cannot provide. Then one day, in a moment of moral crisis, Ethan decides to take a holiday from his own scrupulous standards.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Didactic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Winter of our discontent.
New York, Viking Press, 1961
(OCoLC)574856233
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780143039488 0143039482
OCLC Number: 289882
Notes: "500 copies."
Description: 311 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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Ethan Hawley, a descendant of proud New England sea captains, works as a clerk in the grocery store owned by an Italian immigrant. His wife is restless, his teenaged children are troubled and discontented, hungry for the tantalizing material comforts he cannot provide. Then one day, in a moment of moral crisis, Ethan decides to take a holiday from his own scrupulous standards.

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