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The grapes of wrath

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2014. ©1939
Series: Pulitzer Prize winning book fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 75th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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First published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into haves and have nots evolves  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck
ISBN: 9780670016907 067001690X 9780670016914 0670016918
OCLC Number: 875270180
Description: 479 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Pulitzer Prize winning book fiction.
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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First published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into haves and have nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity.

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