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John Steinbeck, Writer

A Biography

Jackson J. Benson - Author

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ISBN 9780140144178 | 1184 pages | 01 Dec 1990 | Penguin | 5.55 x 8.38in | 18 - AND UP
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Drawing on John Steinbeck's papers and photographs, and scores of interviews, Jackson J. Benson explores the influences that contributed to Steinbeck's archetypal sense of American culture and his controversial concerns. An in-depth study of the shy, private individual behind many American classics.
John Steinbeck, Writer Preface
Prefatory Note
Prologue

Part One: The Long Valley
Part Two: Apprenticeship
Part Three: Poverty and Success
Part Four: To New York
Part Five: The Quest for New Directions
Part Six: The Last Battle

Acknowledgments
Notes and Sources
Index


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