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Working Days The Journals of the Grapes of Wrath

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ISBN-10: 0140144579

ISBN-13: 9780140144574

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/1/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638

In recent years Steinbeck has been elevated to a more prominent status among American writers of his generation. If not quite at the world-class artistic level of a Hemingway or a Faulkner, he is nonetheless read very widely throughout the world by readers of all ages who consider him one of the most "American" of writers. Born in Salinas County, California on February 27, 1902, Steinbeck was of German-Irish parentage. After four years as a special student at Stanford University, he went to New York, where he worked as a reporter and as a hod carrier. Returning to California, he devoted himself to writing, with little success; his first three books sold fewer than 3,000 copies. Tortilla…