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By Jeffrey Schultz, Luchen Li

"Critical spouse to John Steinbeck" celebrates this preeminent American author who in his works faced and explored the social cloth of the U.S. within the early twentieth century. greater than 500 entries contain synopses of his novels, brief tales, and nonfiction; descriptions of his characters, from the Joad kinfolk in "The Grapes of Wrath" to Lennie Small in "Of Mice and Men"; information about kinfolk, buddies, and colleagues; information regarding movie and tv variations of Steinbeck's works; and discussions of areas that prompted Steinbeck - from Salinas, California, to Paris, France.

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