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The Grapes of Wrath - Frank Galati, John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath
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A novelist who is also a true poet - Sunday Times"I've done my damnedest to rip a reader's nerves to rags. I don't want him to be satisfied." Shocking and controversial when it was first published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer prize-winning epic, the Grapes of Wrath, remains his undisputed... show more
A novelist who is also a true poet - Sunday Times"I've done my damnedest to rip a reader's nerves to rags. I don't want him to be satisfied." Shocking and controversial when it was first published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer prize-winning epic, the Grapes of Wrath, remains his undisputed masterpiece. Set against the background of Dust Bowl Oklahoma and Californian migran
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ISBN: 9780856761522 (0856761524)
Publisher: Penguin Books Limited
Pages no: 476
Edition language: English
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Aren's Library
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3.0 The Grapes of Wrath
Not my favorite Steinbeck, but enjoyed it.
Obsidian Blue
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5.0 The Grapes of Wrath 75th Anniversary Edition
The Grapes of Wrath follows the Joad family after they have lost their tenement farmland in Oklahoma to California where they are told there are jobs waiting for those who are willing to farm the land out there. The book starts out with Tom Joad who is finally paroled from prison. Tom has been dream...
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5.0 The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
I read 'The Grapes of Wrath' first when I was a teenager. Recently, I re-read it, along with ‘Working Days: the journal of the Grapes of Wrath’, and I could understand this novel a lot better through the perspective of the author. For example, I saw why Steinbeck separated the General Chapters from ...
jwilley44
jwilley44 rated it
There has already been a lot said about this book so I will just say that it lives up to the hype that surrounds it.One thing though, who else found themselves speaking as the characters do while reading this novel? I sure did.
riley
riley rated it
It just so happens that I started to watch Ken Burns' Dustbowl just as I finished this book, and contrasting the two approaches is illustrative. It's interesting that Steinbeck makes no mention of the man-made nature of the disaster, even he knew it was man-made. I suspect this is to help further cr...
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