The Grapes of Wrath (Library Edition Audio CDs) (L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collections)
An award-winning full-cast dramatization based on the epic novel by Nobel Laureate John Steinbeck, starring Shirley Knight and Jeffrey Donovan. Set during the Great Depression, The Grapes of Wrath tells the powerful story of the Joad family s trek from the dust bowl of Oklahoma to the promise of... show more
An award-winning full-cast dramatization based on the epic novel by Nobel Laureate John Steinbeck, starring Shirley Knight and Jeffrey Donovan. Set during the Great Depression, The Grapes of Wrath tells the powerful story of the Joad family s trek from the dust bowl of Oklahoma to the promise of a new life in California. But what they find threatens to rip apart their lives, and sever the ties that bind them together. Starring Shirley Knight as Ma Joad, Frank Galati s heart-wrenching adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel finds its timeless heart in the generous spirit of the common man. A full-cast production featuring: Shirley Knight, Jeffrey Donovan, Emily Bergl, Mike Buie, Daniel Chacon, Maurice Chasse, Shannon Cochran, Trista Delamere, Francis Guinan, Charlie Matthes, Rod McLachlan, Bob Pescovitz,Joel Rafael, Stephen Ramsey, Nick Sadler, Andy Taylor, Todd Waring, Fredd Wayne, Michael Weston and Kate Williamson with live music performed by the Joel Rafael Band.
Publish date: March 3rd 2003
Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works
Edition language: English
I read this book some while on my lunch breaks. It's the perfect diet companion for sure. The people have horrible times and barely make it day to day. It's during the depression while people are just trying to find a place to settle for a couple of days and work. The system is set up so that th...
This is one of my favorite books. I loved it, although the ending was a bit weird.
I’ve struggled with the thought of putting my ideas about The Grapes of Wrath down on paper because, what on earth can I say about such a great book? And what insights could I possibly give that haven’t already been said? I doubt I can excel in either regard, but I’ll relate some of my thoughts. I...
Not my favorite Steinbeck, but enjoyed it.
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...