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In Dubious Battle - Warren French, John Steinbeck
In Dubious Battle
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Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America’s greatest writers and cultural figures. We have begun publishing his many works for the first time as blackspine Penguin Classics featuring eye-catching, newly commissioned art. This season we... show more
Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America’s greatest writers and cultural figures. We have begun publishing his many works for the first time as blackspine Penguin Classics featuring eye-catching, newly commissioned art. This season we continue with the seven spectacular and influential books East of Eden, Cannery Row, In Dubious Battle, The Long Valley, The Moon Is Down, The Pastures of Heaven, and Tortilla Flat. Penguin Classics is proud to present these seminal works to a new generation of readers—and to the many who revisit them again and again.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143039631 (0143039636)
ASIN: 143039636
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
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jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it
4.5
Indubious Battle by John Steinbeck1936 original about labor strikes and how the workers during the Depression years in CA. Jim Nolan, the leader as he strives to find his identity.Includes the authors writing throughout his life. Starts out when they gather to pick the apples and there is talk of th...
Michael's Book Babble
Michael's Book Babble rated it
4.5 Classic Steinbeck
In Dubious Battle is classic Steinbeck, and I say that after only have read three other novels by him (Of Mice and Men, Grapes of Wrath, The Pearl). It has all of the right ingredients and all of the delightful prose we’ve come to know and love. Steinbeck was a pro when it came to telling things as ...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
3.0 In Dubious Battle (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Considered by some to be among Steinbeck's best, In Dubious Battle is a precursor to The Grapes of Wrath. Several scenes from Steinbeck's Pulitzer winner seem to be foretold and expanded upon in In Dubious Battle. It is the story of members of the Communist Party, organizing a strike of fruit pick...
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it
5.0
There is not a Steinbeck novel I don't like, but In Dubious Battle has stayed with me the longest. This novel is also the one that Steinbeck fans often "forget" about. Its tale of the struggles between a party organizer and the agricultural "system" doesn't fit well with reader's depiction of good a...
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