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The winter of our discontent

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Book-of-the-Month Club, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
OCLC Number: 32055553
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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